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Extension offers a wealth of educational programs that help people make healthier, better-informed decisions and grow our economy. Programs cover a variety of areas from local foods and food safety to gardening and environmental efforts.

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Ground beef bowls with fresh green onions

L.I.F.T. Class Recipe #11

Register: Lifelong Improvements Through Fitness Together Classes are Mondays & Wednesdays at 1:30 p.m., beginning Wednesday, September 8, and finishing …

Fresh Spinach and Tomatoes

L.I.F.T. Class Recipe #10

Register: Lifelong Improvements Through Fitness Together Classes are Mondays & Wednesdays at 1:30 p.m., beginning Wednesday, September 8, and finishing …

Egg Muffins on a plate sprinkled with fresh chives

L.I.F.T. Class Recipe #9

Register: Lifelong Improvements Through Fitness Together Classes are Mondays & Wednesdays at 1:30 p.m., beginning Wednesday, September 8, and finishing …

Sliced Pork with Cooked Apples

L.I.F.T. Class Recipe #8

Register: Lifelong Improvements Through Fitness Together Classes are Mondays & Wednesdays at 1:30 p.m., beginning Wednesday, September 8, and finishing …

Chicken and Broccoli Quiche

L.I.F.T. Class Recipe #7

Register: Lifelong Improvements Through Fitness Together Classes are Mondays & Wednesdays at 1:30 p.m., beginning Wednesday, September 8, and finishing …

Fresh Homemade Pizza

L.I.F.T. Class Recipe #6

Lifelong Improvements Through Fitness Together Classes are Mondays & Wednesdays at 1:30 p.m., beginning Wednesday, September 8, and finishing up …

Baked Chicken Breasts with Herbs on a Cutting Board

L.I.F.T. Class Recipe #5

Lifelong Improvements Through Fitness Together Classes are Mondays & Wednesdays at 1:30 p.m., beginning Wednesday, September 8, and finishing up …

Tacos on a plate

L.I.F.T. Class Recipe #4

Register: Lifelong Improvements Through Fitness Together Classes are Mondays & Wednesdays at 1:30 p.m., beginning Wednesday, September 8, and finishing …

Fresh stir-fry vegetables in a wok

L.I.F.T. Class Recipe #3

Lifelong Improvements Through Fitness Together Classes are Mondays & Wednesdays at 1:30 p.m., beginning Wednesday, September 8, and finishing up …

Fresh Salsa Surrounded by Tortilla Chips

L.I.F.T. Class Recipe #2

Lifelong Improvements Through Fitness Together Classes are Mondays & Wednesdays at 1:30 p.m., beginning Wednesday, September 8, and finishing up …

Oven Baked Chicken Nuggets

L.I.F.T. Class Recipe #1

Register for this sixteen-class series via Eventbrite: Lifelong Improvements Through Fitness Together Classes are Mondays & Wednesdays at 1:30 p.m., beginning …

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Wasps at Porch Lights

In recent weeks we’ve been getting a lot of messages regarding large wasps coming to porch lights. In all …

Fresh peach salsa in a glass bowl

Peach Salsa

Try this refreshing summer favorite! Peach Salsa Ingredients 1/2 cup of white vinegar 6 cups of chopped, pitted, peeled peaches 1 1/4 cups chopped …

Fresh guacamole and fresh pesto, green basil leaves

Low Carb Sides

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Hot Pepperoni Pizza

Gluten-Free Pizza

Try this simple, gluten-free pizza recipe. Easy and delicious! Gluten-Free …

Cashews, Garlic Bulb, Fresh Lemon

Creamy Cashew 'Alfredo' Sauce

The recipe is easy to make. You can serve it with your favorite pasta or spiralized vegetable. It also …

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Saving Milk

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