Luzerne County News
Healthy Meals with Food Pantry Foods
May 22, 2015The USDA MyPlate is an example of a healthy meal.
May 18, 2015Some foods classified as fats can protect us against heart disease and yet other fats may contribute to heart disease. We need to eat some fats because they provide essential nutrients such as Vitamin E and essential fatty acids. However, a healthy diet limits the amount of fat to five (5) teaspoons a day for adult women, and six (6) teaspoons a day for adult men.
Healthy Sweet Desserts
May 14, 2015Most sweet desserts do not contain many nutrients our bodies need and have lots of calories. If you are a baker, you are in luck! Making desserts yourself can boost the nutrition of desserts. If you are not a baker, take the first step and learn how to make healthy sweet desserts.
Penn State Extension News
Penn State Master Gardeners plan extravaganza in Centre County
May 8, 2015The Garden Fair and Plant Sale hosted by Penn State Extension Master Gardeners of Centre County will take place from 9 a.m. to 3 p.m. Saturday, May 16, at the Ag Progress Days site.
Land-use webinar to focus on agritourism issues for Pennsylvania communities
May 8, 2015"Agritourism Issues for Pennsylvania Communities" will be the topic of a Web-based land-use seminar offered by Penn State Extension.
Tractor safety program reaches milestone in Pennsylvania
April 29, 2015A program designed to reduce tractor-related farm injuries and deaths by helping farmers pay for the installation of rollover protective structures, or ROPS, recently reached a milestone in Pennsylvania. Administered by Penn State Extension, the ROPS Retrofit Program for Pennsylvania Farmers funded the installation of the 100th ROPS since the initiative began in 2011.
Upcoming Regional Events
Nutrition Links: Shop, Get the Best for Less/Shop for Value, Check the Facts
When: May 26, 2015Where: Tannersville, PA
Nutrition Links: Choosing More Fruits and Vegetables
When: May 27, 2015Where: Tannersville, PA
Better Kid Care: Using Child Observation as a Continuous Quality
When: May 27, 2015Where: Stroudsburg, PA
Carbon County Master Gardener Plant Sale
When: May 30, 2015Where: Lehighton, PA
Nutrition Links: Introduction to Nutrition Links/Fix It Safe
When: June 2, 2015Where: Tannersville, PA