Food, Nutrition and Health

Local Highlights

wellbeing flyer
July 6, 2020

Discover just how important it is to your health and overall wellbeing to continuously carve out time from your busy schedule for yourself, your relationships, your finances, and your physical health.

cover crops
June 26, 2020

Attention Agronomists and Crop Consultants: Join in for three online sessions in July to learn how to build business through recommending and implementing cover crops.

June 23, 2020

Attention all Commercial and Private Pesticide Applicators. Our office is open and we are ready to accomodate those of you who still need to renew your training certification for this year.

4-H youth with livestock
June 19, 2020

The Iowa State Fairgrounds will host a Fair Special Edition: Iowa 4-H and FFA Livestock Show this Summer, following the postponement of the 2020 Iowa State Fair.

Louisa Development Group Logo
March 18, 2020

Please Remember to Support Local Business! Many local food and beverage establishments are offering carryout, curbside pickup and delivery options!  And here is a list of addresses & numbers to make it easy for you!! (Click on the Blue "Let's Support Our Louisa Businesses!!" above!

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 - answer@iastate.edu

  • 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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