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Extension > Food

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.

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Getting Teens to Eat School Breakfast

See the results from four-year intervention study in 16 rural schools to increase participation in school breakfast programs.

Food Access Summit

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Join us in Duluth to increase healthy and equitable food access across Minnesota.

Tomato Recipe for Home Canners


A University tested recipe to home can a mixture of tomatoes, celery, peppers and onions.

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