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.
September 19, 2014 | Beth Waitrovich | Keep your small game harvest at peak quality by preserving it safely.
September 18, 2014 | Sarah Johnson | Get up and get moving to reduce the risk of health problems later on.
September 16, 2014 | Eileen Haraminac | Consider canned foods for a more affordable and easy source of protein.
September 12, 2014 | Christine Venema | The best way to produce a salsa product is to follow a standardized recipe.
September 12, 2014 | Jeannie Nichols | Understand the important difference between pasteurized and unpasteurized apple juice or cider when you are buying your juice and cider this fall.
September 12, 2014 | Julie Moberg | Effectively communicate with others about your diabetes using “I messages.”
September 12, 2014 | Gretchen Voyle | Gardeners have been surprised this year to find fruit produced on tops of potato plants. Learn how they are caused and why they are not edible.
September 11, 2014 | Pamela Daniels | Health officials are warning of yet again another infectious disease and this one is particularly dangerous to children. The virus, called the Enterovirus 68 or (EV-D68) is becoming widespread.
September 11, 2014 | Cathy Newkirk | Ask yourself these questions to see if you or a loved one should still be behind the wheel.
September 11, 2014 | Karen Fifield | Packing a healthy lunch and keeping it safe.
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Date: Sep 22, 2014 - Oct 27, 2014
Location: Community Room at Harbor Tower Apartments, Ludington St., Escanaba, MI 49829
Date: Sep 22, 2014 - Oct 27, 2014
Location: Macomb Township Marvin Blank Center, 51210 Alma Drive, Macomb, MI 48042
Date: Sep 23, 2014
Location: Newberry United Methodist Church, 110 W. Harrie St., Newberry, MI 49868
- 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
- My Way to Wellness
- National Diabetes Prevention Program
- RELAX: Alternatives to Anger
- Senior Project FRESH/Market FRESH
- Show Me Nutrition
- WIC Project FRESH
- Worksite Wellness
- A Change for Life
- CDC Prediabetes Screening Test
- Disease Prevention Management programs
- Eat Right - Active Life
- Facts About Gluten
- MI Health Matters Resources
- Michigan Breastfeeding Initiative Mother-to-Mother Program
- 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