Family & Food

In partnership with Iowa State’s College of Human Sciences, Human Sciences Extension and Outreach engages you through research-based education, empowering you to live your best life. Our education helps you become closer to family, raise healthy children, talk with your teens, improve relationships, enjoy a lifetime full of memories, save more money, live a healthy life, have access to trusted resources, and care for yourself and others. We invite you to join us in person, virtually, or on-line!

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Tue, 09/19/2023 - 10:00
Alert For Consumers Using Digital Payment Apps
Digital payment apps, also called nonbank or peer-to-peer (P2P) apps, such as Venmo, PayPal, Cash App, and many others, are…

Tue, 09/05/2023 - 10:00
Welcome Jennie Savits to AnswerLine!
AnswerLine is pleased to welcome Jennie Savits as our newest team member. Jennie joined AnswerLine on June 1 and brings a…

Thu, 08/31/2023 - 10:00
Steam Juicing Grapes and Other Fruits
America’s favorite juice and jelly grape, the Concord, is ripe now. Extracting a clear juice from grapes or any…

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Tue, 09/19/2023 - 03:00
Tracking Food Costs
Costs are up! Consider tracking food expenses to learn where your money is going. Use an online app or the old-fashioned pen…

Tue, 09/12/2023 - 03:00
Roasted Vegetables and Kielbasa
Serving Size: 1 1/2 cups | Serves: 4 Ingredients: Directions: Nutrition information per serving:250 calories, 12g total…

Tue, 09/05/2023 - 03:00
For a Safe Plate, Do Not Cross-Contaminate
September is Food Safety Education Month. This year the focus is preventing cross contamination.