Food, Nutrition and Health

Local Highlights

July 8, 2020

Educational meetings for agriculture property owners and tenants to highlight the most-current land value and leasing information

May 15, 2020

Helping Iowa Livestock Famers In Need

(515) 725.1005    -   Iowafarmerhelp.com 

April 13, 2020

Make your family meal time memorable with these conversation starters!  Each set of cards provides age appropriate questions or directions to lead towards great table talk.  

Download, print, cut along the dotted lines, place in a bowl on your table and have some fun!

 

April 13, 2020

With today’s tight economy, everyone is looking for ways to cut expenses. Growing a garden has the potential to reduce the amount of money spent on groceries. But this “potential” depends on the costs involved in growing the crops, types and amounts of vegetables grown, yields that are derived from the garden, and other factors. So, the answer to the above question is “yes” – if done correctly.

April 8, 2020

In response to the additional unpredictability the COVID-19 pandemic poses for the agriculture community, Iowa State University Extension and Outreach will be offering seven online “Question. Persuade. Refer.” programs beginning Tuesday, April 14.  QPR is a suicide prevention program that teaches participants three steps to help save a life from suicide.

Statewide Resources

  • 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.

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

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

  • 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

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

  • 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.

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