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Everybody Walk PA Miles and Comments
Everybody Walk PA Miles and Comments - Articles Articles
Check here each week for updated miles and comments. Listing are Individuals by county followed by teams by county. More
Receiving Home Delivery Meals or Mailing Food, What Should You Do?
Receiving Home Delivery Meals or Mailing Food, What Should You Do? - Articles Articles
While the mail order food industry has relied on a safe track record, there is growing concern with the limited food safety guidance and regulations provided by FDA. More
Everybody Walk PA Program Information 2018
Everybody Walk PA Program Information 2018 - Articles Articles
Join Penn State Extension in a FREE virtual walking program exploring the counties of PA. Walking will be reported April 2nd - May 27th More
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Why Can't I Lick the Spoon? - Articles Articles

Why Can't I Lick the Spoon?

Richard Andrew Kralj, M Ed., RDN, LDN

Eating raw cookie dough or raw dough of any type may put you at risk for a foodborne illness! More
Choosing Our Direction: Workbook 1-What Do We Do Now?
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Choosing Our Direction: Workbook 1-What Do We Do Now?

Walt Whitmer, Timothy Kelsey, Ph.D.

This workbook takes the necessary first step of asking the question: "What are we doing now?" More
Choosing Our Direction: Workbook 2-What Shapes Our Future?
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Choosing Our Direction: Workbook 2-What Shapes Our Future?

Timothy Kelsey, Ph.D., Walt Whitmer

This workbook helps to better understand the larger context and environment in which a group exists and the forces that might affect its future. More
Choosing Our Direction: Workbook 3-What Are We Going to Do?
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Choosing Our Direction: Workbook 3-What Are We Going to Do?

Timothy Kelsey, Ph.D., Walt Whitmer, William Shuffstall

This workbook helps review or create a mission and vision statement, identify and prioritize group goals, and match those goals to the group's organizational structure. More
Choosing Our Direction: Workbook 4-Making It Happen
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Choosing Our Direction: Workbook 4-Making It Happen

Walt Whitmer, Timothy Kelsey, Ph.D.

This action plan will provide you with the road map you'll need to stay on course, ensure accountability, and evaluate your successes. Strategic planning without this step is a waste of time. More
Choosing Our Direction: A Primer on Strategic Planning and Visioning
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Choosing Our Direction: A Primer on Strategic Planning and Visioning

Walt Whitmer, Timothy Kelsey, Ph.D., William Shuffstall

This booklet will help explain strategic planning, including who should be involved, what needs to be done to make it successful, and whether an organization is ready to undertake such an effort. More
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Active Living for You and Your Community - Articles Articles
Active Living is a lifestyle where people are more active because walking is a way of life and a way to get to shopping, restaurants and community events. More
Building an Effective Community Natural Gas Task Force
Building an Effective Community Natural Gas Task Force - Articles Articles
Best practices for developing a community task force to address the challenges and opportunities associated with developing natural gas and oil from shale. More
Cold Soup for Hot Summer Days
Cold Soup for Hot Summer Days - Articles Articles
There is so much to love about a bowl of hot soup on a cold day. While cooking, it warms our home and creates an inviting aroma, welcoming us inside from the outdoor weather. More
Malting Barley in Pennsylvania
Malting Barley in Pennsylvania - Articles Articles

Malting Barley in Pennsylvania

Alyssa Collins, Ph.D., Austin Kirt, Gregory W. Roth, Ph.D.

Demand for locally sourced malted barley, for local craft beer, has led to the development of malt houses in PA and other states in our region. More
Rhubarb Love it for its Taste; Eat it for Your Health
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Rhubarb Love it for its Taste; Eat it for Your Health

Richard Andrew Kralj, M Ed., RDN, LDN

Rhubarb is a rich source of nutrients providing 45% of the Daily Value for Vitamin K in a serving size of 1 cup. More
What about Vitamin B12
What about Vitamin B12 - Articles Articles

What about Vitamin B12

Karen Bracey

Vitamin B12 is a nutrient that helps keep the body's nerve and blood cells healthy and helps make DNA, the genetic material in all cells. More
What Makes the ‘Good Community’?
What Makes the ‘Good Community’? - Articles Articles
Did you ever stop to think about what makes your community a good place to live? More
Understanding Community Engagement
Understanding Community Engagement - Articles Articles
Effective community engagement is more than simply talking to, or informing our citizens or constituents about the things we want them to know about. More
Small Business Health Options Program
Small Business Health Options Program - Articles Articles
The Small Business Health Options Program (SHOP) is a new way to provide insurance for your employees. More
Introduction to the Industrial Classification System Introduction to the Industrial Classification System - Articles
Overview of the North American Industrial Classification System (NAICS) used for categorizing establishments. More
Food Preservation: Setting the Record Straight on Canning Breads and Cakes
Food Preservation: Setting the Record Straight on Canning Breads and Cakes - Articles Articles
Breads and cakes canned in glass mason jars are not safe to eat. The risk for contracting a food-borne illness is high due to improper heating methods. More
Safe Handling of Venison is Easy with Advance Planning
Safe Handling of Venison is Easy with Advance Planning - Articles Articles

Safe Handling of Venison is Easy with Advance Planning

Richard Andrew Kralj, M Ed., RDN, LDN

This article looks at game from a food safety perspective and provides tips for safe handling of wild-harvested venison. More
What's on your dinner plate?
Venison, Is It For You? - Articles Articles

Venison, Is It For You?

Richard Andrew Kralj, M Ed., RDN, LDN

Venison is growing in popularity as a good source of animal protein. Learn the health benefits of including venison into your diet. More
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Benefits of Walking - Articles Articles

Benefits of Walking

Karen Bracey, Lynn James, MS, RDN, LDN

Walking is a simple, easy, and inexpensive fitness program. Walking can be as easy as a stroll in the park, or it can be as intense as a vigorous hike. More