Nutrition & Food Safety

MSU Extension offers FREE nutrition education to those that qualify. Topics covered in classes include “My Plate & My Pyramid”, label reading, food safety, healthy snacks, basic nutrition and shopping smartly. Our nutrition instructors teach in a variety of settings with individuals across the lifespan, from preschoolers to older adults

Agencies and Organizations can use the Agency “Client Referral” Form in referring clients to MSU Extension nutrition education classes. Form is confidential and should be faxed or emailed.  

For more information on nutrition education or to make a referral please contact:

Stephanie Marino, Extension Educator
Phone:  (616) 632-7889
Fax: (616) 632-7899
Email: .(JavaScript must be enabled to view this email address)

Other Resources

  • Michigan Fresh Fact Sheets
    MSU Extension Michigan Fresh educational program helps people explore our state’s bounty of fresh, locally grown fruits, vegetables, flowers and ornamentals.
  • Michigan Cottage Food Law On-line Training
    Thinking of starting a business….this website will take you to the MSUE Bookstore, which will give you more of a description for this on-line training.
  • West Michigan Farm Markets an opportunity to search by county or zip code to locate farm markets and to see which markets accept Bridge Cards.

Food Safety & Preservation Resources

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