to everyone that donated food for the Milford Food Pantry. Karin Krauss of Forgotten Fields Farmstand donated 200 pounds of potatoes and 4 boxes of apples.
The Pike County 4-H program is looking for leaders to share their expertise and love of knitting and crocheting. The 4-H motto, ‘Learn by Doing’, is a perfect fit for this textile project.
4H youth make healthy life-choices. Young people in 4H are 3.4 times more likely to delay sex, have significantly lower drug, alcohol and cigarette use than their peers and are 2.3 times more likely to be physically active.
If you would like to contribute to the Milford Food Pantry, you can drop off items at our office, located at 514 Broad Street, Milford, Monday through Friday, 8:30 AM – 4:30 PM.
An ingredient in green tea that helps reduce blood sugar spikes in mice may lead to new diet strategies for people, according to Penn State food scientists.
4-H plays a key role in positive youth development. An in-depth University study compared youth involved in 4-H with other youth. The study discovered that young people involved in 4-H have higher educational achievement and motivation for future education and are more civically active, making more contributions to their communities.
Penn State Extension in Pike County is offering two Childcare Provider Trainings in December.
Growing Stronger (GS) strength training program is open for winter registration. Class begins January 3, 2013. GS will meet each Tuesday and Thursday in the Pike County Administration Building, 506 Broad St, Milford PA 18337, 4:45 – 5:45 PM.
The childcare provider training scheduled for Tuesday, October 30 in Milford has been canceled due to the weather forecast.
The Zoning Provisions in PA Act 13: What the Recent Commonwealth Court Ruling Means program scheduled for Monday, October 29 in Lords Valley has been canceled due to the weather forecast.
Controlling pests in and around the home and garden is seemingly a never-ending problem. Insects invade homes, contaminate stored food products, carry certain organisms that cause serious human and animal diseases, infest pets, and threaten fruit trees, ornamental plants, and vegetables.
The 4-H banner hangs above the front door at the Pike County Administration building to honor National 4-H Week, celebrated annually to recognize the valuable role 4-H plays in shaping today’s youth into tomorrow’s leaders.
Pike County has a couple of new 4-H clubs meeting this month, in addition to several returning clubs. All clubs are open to youth ages 8 – 18, unless otherwise noted.
If you think that strength training is just for Mr. and Mrs. Universe, think again! Middle aged and older adults can benefit from regular exercise more than anyone. Research shows that weight training will increase muscle mass, bone density, and have many more benefits!
Reading the Forested Landscape brings together an understanding of ecology with the sometimes subtle, observed hints from the land, to help you create a story of change.
A Pennsylvania Commonwealth in July 2012 court rejected the Pennsylvania legislature’s preemption of significant elements of local zoning under Act 13. The ruling has been appealed to the State Supreme Court, but municipal officials and others are uncertain about the immediate impact of the decision.
4-H is a community of more than 6.5 million young people across America learning leadership, citizenship and life skills. 4-H'ers learn by doing cool things. They meet new people, build self-confidence and learn responsibility.
Do you enjoy gardening? Do you like to share gardening tips with your friends? Would you like to become a better gardener? Then become a Penn State Master Gardener! Master Gardeners are volunteers trained through Penn State Extension who assist in providing and expanding educational programs in consumer horticulture.