Food, Nutrition and Health

Local Highlights

June 15, 2020

Maintain your garden and your fruit with these helpful tips.

bowl of pasta salad
May 28, 2020

This month's issue of "News You Can Use" Is focused on cooking with pasta.  

May 28, 2020
  • Men's Health Month
  • Frozen Pudding Sandwhiches Recipe
  • Keep Active While Social Distancing
  • Nutrition Updates
  • How to Know if a Recipe is Safe
Mother and child preparing a meal in the kitchen.
May 27, 2020

Nutrition and wellness specialists with Iowa State University Extension and Outreach provide quickinar videos for 'Healthy and Homemade' meals while saving money and time in the kitchen.

Cook Now, Enjoy Later

Healthy Choices: Aisle by Aisle

Slow Cooker Meals

Veg Out!

ServSafe Logo
May 19, 2020

Register for ServSafe®Food Safety Certification Class to be held July 28 in Humboldt.


Statewide Resources

  • Answer Line

    Get answers to your home and family questions from the specialists at AnswerLine. Connect with them on the phone, email, or Facebook for information about cleaning, food preparation, preservation, and safety, home, equipment, nutrition, and laundry. 1-800-262-3804 or -

  • Participate in these classes for child care providers focused on healthy, affordable food choices and physical activities for children. Department of Human Services-approved credit is available for those attending.

  • Keep your family or your customers safe by following these food safety tips for foodservice operators, consumers, and educators.

  • EFNEP and SNAP-Ed are free programs that help parents provide nutritious food for their families, leading to healthy children and strong families

  • Interested in canning, freezing, and dehydrating foods? Join our hands-on workshops to learn and practice safe food preservation techniques.

  • Spend Smart. Eat Smart.

    Spending less on food often means investing time and effort in planning, shopping and preparing food.  Check out our blog, website, and Facebook page to learn skills and adopt habits to feed your family nutritious meals for less money.

  • social media icons

    Human Sciences Extension and Outreach is all over the social media networks. Stay in touch with us through our blogs, Facebook, Twitter, and Pinterest!

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