Wednesdays, February 1- March 8, 2017 from 6:30 p.m.- 9:00 p.m. at the Bucks County Extension Office, 1282 Almshouse Road, Doylestown, PA 18901. Cost is $75.00 for individuals and $125 for couples.
Wednesday, February 8, 2017 from 8:00 a.m.-3:00 p.m. at Berks County Extension Office, 1238 County Welfare Road, Leesport, PA 19533. Cost is $30.00.
Friday, February 17, 2017 from 9:00 a.m.- 12:00 p.m. at Bucks County Extension Office, 1282 Almshouse Road, Doylestown, PA 18901. Cost is $25.00
Friday, January 27, 2017 from 9:00am- 12:00pm, held at Bowman's Hill Wildflower Preserve, 1635 River Road, New Hope, PA 18938. Cost is $25.00
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 .
All farms who generate or use manure are legally required to have a manure management plan! We can help! Evening workshop of February 3 and 10 or weekend workshop on February 25th.
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.
Slow cookers have been updated with travel locks and automatic warm settings but the basic slow cooker is still available. Slow cookers make meal planning easier any time of year.
Buying vegetables in the winter months can be expensive. Often I hear people say “my food bill would go sky high if I bought all the vegetables that my family and I should eat in a day.” But with a few shopping tips it can be done in the winter months without breaking your budget.
Citrus fruit can be found in the market throughout the year and come in several varieties. They are very nutritious and an especially good source of vitamin C and other nutrients. Add excitement to winter meals and snacks with a burst of citrus flavor.
Bake up some holiday cheer with a little less guilt this holiday season.
Penn State Extension has planned nine educational meetings for commercial tree fruit growers this winter. The regional meetings are being held all across the state.
With an incubation period of one to four days, how do you know if you have the flu or just the common cold?
The risk of getting a food-borne illness can occur by tasting or sampling raw ingredients that require a cooking (heating) process. Avoid taste sampling the product during the preparation of the recipe in which raw ingredients are combined and the final product must be fully cooked.
Learn to balance your holiday calories to avoid future bulges by offering great food favorites and physical activity with a game plan in mind.
Holidays can be a time for bringing a focus to healthy eating and activity. Pinpoint 12 days of the season and try these ideas for incorporating health in the gifts you give, the recipes you prepare, and in your daily choices of activities, meals and snacks!
Schools and youth organizations in Montgomery County, PA incorporating horticulture into their curriculum/educational activities are eligible to apply for the 2017 Gardens and Youth Grant.
Nonprofit organizations growing produce in order to help alleviate the hunger crisis in Montgomery County are eligible to apply for the Community Garden Grant.
This festive time of year can be a challenge to even the most disciplined person, but they can be extra challenging for those with diabetes.