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!

Words on Wellness (WOW) newsletter

Our Food and Health team is pleased to share monthly Words on Wellness newsletter. These newsletters will continue to provide the reliable nutrition and health information with even more resources for you and others. If you are a county partner feel free to reach out for additional information on using this newsletter, brief presentation, and facilitator guide with planned programs or community outreach.


The grass is growing and flowers are blooming which means the arrival of May. 

In the July edition of the Words on Wellness newsletter you will find the following:

  • Nutrition on the Trails-Celebrate National Parks and Recreation Month
  • Recipe-Take-along Trail Mix
  • Using and Calibrating Food Thermometers
  • Tips to Eliminate Food Waste
  • Resources from Iowa State University Extension and Outreach



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WOW June 2023

Are you seeking new resources or wanting to explore more education opportunities? Be sure to check out ISU Extension and Outreach Human Sciences for the many programs both virtually and in-person.