There is a chill in the air and that can mean just one thing- it's soup season! From family favorites like Minestrone to new classics such as butternut squash there is a soup you and your family can enjoy this time of year.
Dairy foods are a great source of beneficial vitamins, minerals and other nutrients. When it comes to fat in these foods, there are a variety of levels to choose. The question is what is the best option for me?
Tea is the second most consumed beverage in the world! But how many of us know what goes into making that soothing cup of tea or the antioxidants that are in it! Brew yourself a cup of hot tea as you read more about this popular drink!
The spotted lanternfly is an invasive insect that was first found in Pennsylvania in 2014.
Penn State Extension is hosting their first annual “Sensory Defects of Fermented Beverages and Distilled Spirits” workshop in Collegeville, PA on Thursday, June 9th from 9:00 AM – 3:30 PM.
Horticulture Educator Emelie Swackhamer is now based out of the Montgomery County Extension office. She will be working as part of the statewide green industry team, emphasizing integrated pest management and storm water management programming.
The Montgomery County Planning Commission (MCPC), in cooperation with the Penn State Extension and the Montgomery County Farm Bureau, has created a local food guide that lists and maps farmers’ markets and farm stands in Montgomery County. These businesses contribute to the local food and farming economy.
Online registration is now open for all Montgomery County 4-H Summer Camps!
The 2014 Montgomery County Friend of Extension Award was recently presented to Bill Bushnell, District Director for State Representative Marcy Toepel, for his many years of support to Extension.
Spotted Lanternfly, Lycorma delicatula, is a new threat to Pennsylvania and the United States. It lays egg masses of 30-50 eggs wherever there's a flat surface -- meaning that many home items easily transported can pack this pest and help it spread quickly.
The International Food Information Council (IFIC) Foundation is dedicated to effectively communicating science-based information on health, nutrition and food safety for the public good.
One of the highlights of the annual Montgomery County 4-H Fair is the celebrity competition that takes place on the last day of the fair.
Never tried canning? There’s no better time to start.
The Penn State Master Watershed Steward program in Montgomery County will be training a new class of volunteers this year.
Our Master Gardeners and Horticulture Assistants are on duty Monday through Friday, April through October, to answer your gardening questions!
How do we motivate limited resource youth to make healthy food choices and increase physical activity? Penn State Nutrition Links Nutrition Education Adviser, Eileen Johanssen, has been hanging out with the third graders in Thomas Jefferson Elementary School in Bethlehem, Northampton County helping to answer that question!
The barriers impeding resource stressed families from attending Nutrition Links nutrition education programs include family responsibilities, transportation issues, and work schedules.
Penn State Extension in Montgomery County offers hands-on educational nutrition classes through its Nutrition Links program. Many of these classes are held on a weekly and monthly basis throughout the year.
On May 1st, Amy Shollenberger of Harleysville, PA took on a full time role with Penn State Extension as the 4-H Extension Educator for Montgomery County.
Over 40 new and beginning farmers attended an afternoon workshop on Tractor and Machinery Safety presented by Penn State Extension Educators on April 4th at Blooming Glen Farm in Perkasie, PA.