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!
Local dairy processors have won a number of national awards for exceptional milk quality, which is the result of dairy producers striving to manage their farms in ways that prioritize animal health and good milking practices.
Lee Stivers, Extension Educator from District 10, speaks at the 2016 Mid-Atlantic Fruit and Vegetable Convention
Washington County 4-H County Council hosted the 4-H Royal Leaders Banquet to honor the 182 4-H Leaders in Washington County on November 6, 2015. County Council presented 1, 3, 5, 10, 15, 20 and 35 years of service to 4-H Leaders. The 2015 4-H County Award Winners were also presented at the Leaders’ Appreciation Banquet along with club scrapbook winners.
4-H Capital Days is designed to engage 4-H’ers in the political process and prepare them to become active and engaged citizens of Pennsylvania.
4-H members are given an opportunity to improve their public speaking skills and demonstration skills at the 2015 4-H County Activity Night held on Monday, June 8, 2015 at 6:00 p.m. in Washington County.
4-H Day camp was held on July 9, 2014 at Washington Park. We had 56 4-H members and 18 Counselors.
Washington County sent 8 Counselors and 12 4-H members to the SW Regional 4-H Camp.
Local youth were among 88 4-H’ers from 38 counties across the state who met in Harrisburg recently for the annual Pennsylvania 4-H Capital Days program. Capital Days is a citizenship-awareness and civic-engagement educational program held by Pennsylvania 4-H. Attending from Washington County were TJ Vercek , Susie Jones, Christina Motichak, Isaac Jones, Timothy Solobay, and Brendin McCullough. This year marks the 50th anniversary of the event.
The Washington County 4-H Clubs collected 5,857 pounds of food or over 5 tons of food and supplies for the Washington County Food Bank.
A Proclamation was issued by the Washington County Commissioners on March 20, 2014, that the week of March 16 - 22 is Pennsylvania 4-H Week in Washington County.
On November 1, 2013, county council held the Leaders' Appreciation Dinner at the Washington County Fairgrounds.
Our 4-H Robotics Club, Chrome Clovers, is raising money for their robot by launching pumpkins at Simmons Farm. The club built the catapult to launch the pumpkins. Come out to Simmons Farm to launch pumpkins and support the Chrome Clovers. They are there every weekend in October and cost is $5 a pumpkin. I have attached a few pictures from this past weekend.
On Monday October 7, 2014, County Council members elected new officers.
Canonsburg Demonstration Garden is having classes from August to October. Please see the attached brochure for more detail.
The Northwest invited the Southwest to their TLR. The event was held at McKeever Environmental Center on April 12-14, 2013.
The Washington County 4-H Clubs collected 8,928 pounds of food or over 4 tons of food and supplies for the Washington County Food Bank. 11 4-H clubs donated food on Saturday, April 13, 2013 at the Washington Food Bank located in 84, 4-H Clubs to collect food for the food bank.
Capital Days is a 3-day experiential program that provides youth with the unique opportunity to enhance their citizenship and advocacy skills and knowledge of Pennsylvania state government.