Food, Nutrition and Health

Local Highlights

November 24, 2020

With the colder months arriving, it may be a time to do a quick look around your home for a safety check. There are many possibilities for you to consider as you create you list of items to include. Medicine safety should be on the list.

June 3, 2020
Medium News You Can Use
April 3, 2020

This months newsletter with livestock ID information

Family gathered around table
March 31, 2020

ISU Extension and Outreach will provide virtual meetings to help couples ELEVATE their relationships.

Iowa State University Extension and Outreach
August 28, 2019

Get the latest information on upcoming agriculture education opportunities, cooking classes, 4-H Awards, 4-H Foundation Spaghetti Supper, and so much more! 

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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