Nutrition and Healthy Eating
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Nov 2019This set of 14+ hands-on nutrition activities will keep kids of all ages engaged in learning about the food they eat and its effects on their bodies. Pick and choose from a variety of lessons on meal preparation, knife skills, nutrition labels, portion size, digestion, hydration and more. Round out lessons with insightful questions, or pair activities with cooking lessons and a selection of healthy recipes.
Oct 25, 2019The new Extension Education Center will be a state-of-the-art, all wood building, with groundbreaking planned for next spring and completion by the end of 2020.
Oct 7, 2019The community got a close-up look at Jefferson County Extension and agricultural research at Benny Bash, held at Sahalee Park in downtown Madras on Sept. 21.
Aug 2019I've purchased yellow "butter beans" immature in the pods from a local farm stand. They are very good. But I just learned that lima beans have (or convert into) cyanide and so mature beans require long cooking to remove this "protective mechanism" that beans of this sort have evolved. My question is whether there are issues in cooking (4-5 minutes) "fresh" butter beans just like regular green beans or if there are risks or precautions?
Sep 2018My husband is now a type 2 diabetic. I cannot have artificial sweeteners. I would like to find a way to can fruit without doing it one way for him and a different way for me. I've been using Stevia with fruit I am putting up in the freezer. Can I also use Stevia instead of sugar with the fruit I am canning?