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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.

Pictured left to right: Christofer Ramirez, Andrew Zimmern, Leticia Rodriguez

Young chef impresses Andrew Zimmern with SNAP-Ed recipe

Read more about this attention-getting colorful black bean salad.

Slow cookers and food safety

Get tips for using slow cookers or "crock pots" safely.

Staff named Greens King

Yeng Moua

SNAP-Ed Educator, Yeng Moua, is crowned Greens King at annual Frogtown Greens Cookoff.

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