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Blueberry Picking by Andrew Malone at - CC0 Public Domain
July 10, 2017

It’s blueberry picking season in Central Pennsylvania! This is a wonderful family activity that provides a great opportunity for exercise as well as a healthy food for your family to enjoy.

Master Gardener Educational Gardens in progress.
May 25, 2017

The Penn State Master Gardeners in Susquehanna County have been busy building Educational Gardens in the greenway section of the Penn State Extension Office at 88 Chenango Street in Montrose.

May 16, 2017

Some patients with Type 2 Diabetes may find that surgery may be the solution to diabetic situation.

Vegetable Kebabs (Bigstock 3057844)
May 10, 2017

Have you gotten the picnic "bug" yet, with warmer weather and luxurious foliage blanketing the countryside? Try some tricks to make your picnic both food-safe and healthy!

Vegetable Garden by Lori Stalteri; CC By 2.0
May 2, 2017

This year, share the bounty of your summer garden by planting an extra row or two of vegetables to donate to your local food bank or pantry.

 Jacquisosa / Pixabay CC0 Public Domain
April 21, 2017

Have you seen produce wash products and wonder, are they necessary? They add unnecessary dollars to the food bill.

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April 21, 2017

Can you and your family get in the spring spirit and try a new dark green vegetable?

USDA Food and Nutrition Service /SNAP-Ed Phot Gallery
April 21, 2017

One and two person households are the fastest growing segment of the population. Eating healthy is important; however, it sometimes can be a challenge to cook nutritious meals for only one or two people.

Breaking ground for new educational gardens at the Penn State Extension Office
April 18, 2017

The Penn State Master Gardeners of Susquehanna County are looking for volunteers from the community to help with the construction of our new educational garden located at the Penn State Extension Office at 88 Chenango Street, Montrose. This is huge project and we would love for you to take part!

April 18, 2017

The Penn State Master Gardeners have begun the process of revitalizing an educational landscape around the Gazebo on the Green in Montrose!

Master Gardener Maureen Hoover
April 18, 2017

Penn State Master Gardeners in Susquehanna County recently delivered the Poison Prevention Program to 12 classrooms, reaching more than 367 first grade students.

April 17, 2017

Have you ever wondered if there is anything that you can simply consume as part of your meals that will benefit your allergy symptoms?

April 13, 2017

Tomatoes provide unique health benefits. They are full of essential vitamins and fiber. Low in calories, they do not have any fat in them, yet they are full of antioxidants.

April 12, 2017

Growing a garden can be very rewarding. Understanding how to properly prepare a garden is a very important part of growing safe produce.

March 31, 2017

With a few small recipe adaptations, honey can be used to replace some or all sugar in your baked goods.

Potassium is needed for all ages.
March 24, 2017

Besides being green in color, what do Swiss chard, Lima beans and spinach have in common? The answer is they are all vegetables that contain a high amount of potassium.

March 24, 2017

Did you know sleep is as important to our health as diet and exercise? Find out why sleep is so important and ways to improve sleep habits.

photo submitted by: Lenelle Roberts
March 22, 2017

With National Nutrition Month ending, we don’t want to forget the challenge of this year’s theme “Putting your best fork forward.” One great way to do just that is to cook at home. Our busy lifestyles may present challenges, but a well-stocked pantry makes putting a quick, simple, and delicious meal together easy to do!

Salmon with Soy Honey & Wasabi Sauce by Maggie on CC By 2.0
March 10, 2017

When we think of heart health, we think of reducing sodium, eating less saturated fats, and exercising more. But do we ever think of eating more fish? If not, consider adding this important food to your menu!