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May 18, 2017

Join Penn State Extension for a pond management workshop, May 31, from 6:00 PM to 8:00 PM at the Faith Presbyterian Church, 1801 Colonial Rd, Harrisburg, PA 17112.

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May 16, 2017

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

May 11, 2017

Join MAEscapes and the Penn State Master Gardeners as we celebrate our 21st annual Native Plant Sale on Saturday, May 13th at the York County Annex, 112 Pleasant Acres Rd, York PA 17402. Because of forecast of rain, we are moving inside!! Join us from 8:30 a.m to 2:00 p.m. Come early for the best selection. Proceeds benefit MAEscapes gardens and educational programs.

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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.

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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?

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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.

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.

Toys and play equipment can also be a source of breeding mosquitoes.  Be sure to inspect your yard completely!
March 30, 2017

Penn State Extension York County West Nile Virus Program will start performing county-wide mosquito surveillance the beginning of April for the 2017 season.

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.

March 22, 2017

The Home Gardening Class Series schedule for 2017 is set! Since 1986, York County Master Gardeners have used their horticultural knowledge, abilities, and enthusiasm to teach, advise, and assist the general public on a wide range of gardening topics.

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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 flickr.com 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!

March 8, 2017

This week's article has Information with regard to completing a private & anonymous food safety survey via a link through the Penn State Extension FSMA website for produce growers, human food processors, and animal feed producers that will help guide the development of relevant educational resources, plus information on a hands-on mushroom production workshop March 31st.

March 3, 2017

March is National Nutrition Month and this year the theme is “Put Your Best Fork Forward!”