Health & Nutrition

Of the 10 leading sources of death in the U.S., five causes are linked to diet.

Cooperative Extension programs are designed to help individuals to choose healthy food choices and to lead a physically active lifestyle.

  • FoodSkills – a series of workshops designed for low-income individuals who do not meet the criteria for EFNEP.
  • Meal Time in Less Time – program helps participants take the stress out of getting food on the table despite hectic schedules.
  • Cooking from the Garden – classes feature how to prepare foods grown locally, especially less familiar fruits and vegetables.
  • Fruits and VegetablesSlide presentation showing how to make half your plate fruits and vegetables.  The information gives you ideas for selection and creative ways to incorporate them into all your meals.