Have you ever wondered if there is anything that you can simply consume as part of your meals that will benefit your allergy symptoms?
Growing a garden can be very rewarding. Understanding how to properly prepare a garden is a very important part of growing safe produce.
The annual spring Tractor Supply 4-H Paper Clover Campaign is set to begin later this month.
With a few small recipe adaptations, honey can be used to replace some or all sugar in your baked goods.
Besides being green in color, what do Swiss chard, Lima beans and spinach have in common? The answer is they are all vegetables that contain a high amount of potassium.
Did you know sleep is as important to our health as diet and exercise? Find out why sleep is so important and ways to improve sleep habits.
With National Nutrition Month ending, we don’t want to forget the challenge of this year’s theme “Putting your best fork forward.” One great way to do just that is to cook at home. Our busy lifestyles may present challenges, but a well-stocked pantry makes putting a quick, simple, and delicious meal together easy to do!
When we think of heart health, we think of reducing sodium, eating less saturated fats, and exercising more. But do we ever think of eating more fish? If not, consider adding this important food to your menu!
March is National Nutrition Month and this year the theme is “Put Your Best Fork Forward!”
Herbs and spices, in flavorful combinations both new and traditional, offer the chance to add a new twist to the dishes prepared in your kitchen.
Whether your goal is to save time or money, eat nutritious foods, or maintain a healthy weight, packing your lunch will aid you with each of these.
The first step can be the hardest one to take. Here are some tips and information on the Everybody Walk PA program to help get you motivated for exercise.
Perhaps you have been thinking about going Mediterranean, with all the recent support for the healthfulness of this way of eating. It's not so difficult as you may think - try some of these tips to get started!
Dawn and Brad Trout, Indiana County 4-H Volunteers, were recently honored with a major award at the 2017 PA Farm Show. They won the PA Outstanding 4-H Goat Leader Award which is sponsored by the state 4-H program and the Penn State Department of Animal Science.
The Indiana County 4-H program was represented at the recent 101st PA Farm Show with twenty-two 4-H members exhibiting 90 projects in family living, market livestock, potato grading and identification, and nuts. The family living entries garnered 2 Best of Show, 21 first place awards, 17 second places, 12 third places, 4 fourth places, 3 fifth places, and 4 honorable mentions.
Twelve Indiana County 4-H members exhibited 16 head of livestock at the 2017 PA Farm Show. Members showed market sheep, goats and swine, returning home with several high placings.
The fresh berries have diminished and the citrus fruits are starting to come into season. Citrus fruits include grapefruit, oranges, mandarin oranges, lemons, and limes. They are at their peak of availability during the winter season.
One Choose MyPlate message for consumers is to make half of your plate whole grains. Any food made from wheat, rice, oats, cornmeal, barley or another cereal grain is a grain product. Bread, pasta, oatmeal, breakfast cereals, tortillas, and grits are examples of grain products.
Many cultures have customs and traditions centered on food. To celebrate health and well-being for the new year, beans and greens are symbolic menu items full of good taste and nutrition .
The newly updated Master Gardener Manual from Penn State Extension is no ordinary gardening book. It is a well-thought-through guide for home gardeners, students and professionals that takes a practical, methodical and easy-to-understand approach to the art and science of gardening. This big, nearly 800 pages, hefty 8.5-by-10-inch hardcover is a welcome addition to every gardening enthusiast's library.