Food & Health
Through community-based approaches, Michigan State University Extension delivers high-quality and affordable education to serve the needs of children, youth, families and communities in urban, rural and suburban areas. MSU Extension programming promotes healthy lifestyles and educates Michigan residents, allowing each individual to acquire the skills to take control and manage his or her personal health, consume an affordable and nutritious diet, improve self, family and community relationships, reduce the spread of disease and to be a leader in the food industry.
April 23, 2014 | Erin Powell | Tell your food story on Sunday April 27, 2014 – National Tell a Story Day!
April 23, 2014 | Diane Rellinger | Educate yourself about health risks before you eat fish caught in Michigan lakes or rivers.
April 23, 2014 | Jane Herbert | Michigan Department of Environmental Quality urges caution. Flood waters can carry contaminants into residential well water supplies.
April 22, 2014 | Zelda Felix-Mottley | Test your nutrition knowledge with this fun crossword puzzle.
April 19, 2014 | Laurie Messing | Important information before you reuse last year’s canning supplies.
April 18, 2014 | Diana Fair | April is a great month to start thinking about public health. With summer around the corner and thoughts of warmer weather, we all would like good health to be able to enjoy outdoor activities.
April 18, 2014 | Christine Venema | Preserving strawberries safely will extend their flavor for later in the year.
April 18, 2014 | Cathy Newkirk | Exercise helps relieve the aches and pains of arthritis.
April 18, 2014 | Sarah Sleziak Johnson | The who, what, when, where, why and how of mealtimes.
April 17, 2014 | Michelle Jarvie | Harvesting and preparing wild foods with food safety in mind.
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Date: Apr 23, 2014 - Apr 30, 2014
Location: Kent County MSU Extension Office, 775 Ball Avenue NE, Grand Rapids, MI 49503
Date: Apr 23, 2014
Location: Gaylord - Wisconsin St. Hall, 610 S. Wisconsin, Gaylord, MI 49735
Date: Apr 24, 2014
Location: MSU Extension Conference Room, 37 Austin St., Sandusky, MI 48471
- 4-H Health & Wellbeing
- Affordable Care Act Roadmap
- Cooking for Crowds
- Cooking Matters
- Cottage Food Law
- Dining with Diabetes
- Eat Healthy, Be Active
- Eat Smart, Live Strong
- Eating Right is Basic (ERIB)
- Food Preservation
- Michigan Fresh
- Michigan MarketMaker
- National Diabetes Prevention Program
- Project FRESH
- RELAX: Alternatives to Anger
- Senior Project FRESH/Market FRESH
- Show Me Nutrition
- A Change for Life
- CDC Prediabetes Screening Test
- Disease Prevention Management programs
- Eat Right - Active Life
- Nutrition and Physical Activity Fact Sheets
- RELAX: Alternatives to Anger Promotional Items
- Safe Home Processing of Poultry (E2898)
- Three videos with tips for consumers for safe food handling