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Health and Nutrition

Make the healthy choice the easy choice through education and partnerships.

Farm to School

Program that grows healthy kids, farms, and communities.

Food Safety

Resources for food industry and consumers on preventing food-borne illness, regulations, preservation methods such as canning, and preparing food safely.

Community and Local Food Resources

Learn about the local food movement and identify resources for farmers and organizations looking to get involved.


Find information on commercial horticulture and growing food in your yard and garden.


Content covers beef, crops, dairy, meat science, poultry, small farms, and swine.


Project breakFAST Toolkit

Get your school breakfast program started and make it successful.

Turning the Tide Against Diabetes

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See how the Health and Nutrition "I CAN Prevent Diabetes" program is making a difference.

Save Money and the Environment by Reducing Food Waste

Learn how to reduce food waste by planning menus, shopping smart, and more. English | espaƱol

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