With spring upon us, this is a good time for spring cleaning - in the freezer that is.
Young people from the Delaware Valley Teens Against Tobacco Use (TATU) joined thousands of kids from across the country taking part in Kick Butts Day, Wednesday, March 21, a nationwide initiative that makes kids leaders in the effort to stop youth tobacco use.
The Master Gardener Hotline will start Tuesday, May 1 and operate until the end of October. Gardening advice is available from 10:00 AM to noon every Tuesday and Friday.
Submitted by Ron Tussel
The program includes counseling, support and nicotine patches.
The blog is a place where 4-H volunteers and members, past or present, can share their 4-H stories.
The Pike County Commissioners issued a Proclamation in recognition of Pennsylvania 4-H Week.
The Pennsylvania 4-H program will be celebrating 100 years of youth programming in 2012. As part of the centennial celebration the planning committee is compiling a history of the PA 4-H program through stories. 4-H members, leaders, 4-H alumni, former 4-H leaders, current and former extension educators, and/or family members are invited to help tell the story of 100 years of the PA 4-H program! Let’s create a historical timeline through the stories of those that were impacted by the 4-H program.
Is your Drinking Water Safe? Have your Water Tested.
Growing Stronger – Healthy Hearts Program (GSHH) is for adults 40 years of age and older who are interested in improving their health, vitality, and well-being with a safe and effective nutrition and exercise program.
Is exercise and physical fitness a valued part of your personal health plan? If your answer is "yes," consider joining DEW, Penn State Extension’s spring into fitness program.
Food: Strategies for Growing Enough for Everyone - The 2012 Penn State Lectures on the Frontiers of Science. The series’ theme is food production.
Did you know that the average vegetable garden produces over $400 worth of fresh, healthy vegetables in one season? With a little education, knowledge, and guidance, you will be growing your own vegetables this summer. Don’t be afraid! You can do it! Use the link below to get the details.
The Pennsylvania Department of Agriculture (PDA) requires the "person in charge" in a food service operation to hold a "nationally recognized food protection certificate" such as ServSafe®.
“We abuse land because we regard it as a commodity belonging to us. When we see land as a community to which we belong, we may begin to use it with love and respect.” - Aldo Leopold, Naturalist
Winter is a great time to learn to knit. Join the 4-H Milford Knitting Society Club that will be meeting on the first and third Thursdays of each month at 4:00 PM at jilldeal, inc, 200 Broad Street, in Milford.
Penn State Educator Debbie Albrecht talks about the expansion of the Pike County tobacco treatment program into Wayne County with Donna Decker, Community Health Educator for Wayne Memorial Hospital.
Penn State Extension in Pike County has scheduled professional development opportunities.
Those interested in learning more about private water wells, springs and cisterns can be trained by Penn State Extension as part of the Master Well Owner Network (MWON).
“Fewer Americans are lighting up. Now more than ever, smokers are motivated to quit.” says a report from the Center for Disease Control and Prevention. If this reminds you to quit, help is here!