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.


Enjoy the following information in the December newsletter

  • As we enter the holiday season our Food and Health team has some suggestions to keep you and those around you healthy.  In the December edition of the WOW newsletter you will discover:

  • Slow Cooker: Your Best Friend for Plant-based Meals
  • Recipe-Slow Cooker Black-eyed Pea Soup
  • Flu Shot Time
  • Smart Habits Means Savings
  • Find Your Movement Motivation

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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.