Food & Nutrition

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Food & Nutrition

Choose Healthy Here bringing healthier options to Nebraska communities

Nebraska Extension has partnered with local agencies to make healthier options more accessible in communities throughout the state. 20 retailers across Nebraska are participating in the Choose Healthy Here program to increase access to affordable, nutritious and safe foods.
CHH

Sharing the joy of gardening

A new project is providing and promoting nutritionally dense fresh fruits and vegetables to emergency food access sites across Nebraska.
Produce

Extension NEP team participates in cultural immersion workshop

Diversity and inclusion are central to the University of Nebraska’s mission and Nebraska Extension is doubling down. Recently, 45 members of extension’s Nutrition Education Program (NEP) participated in a day-long cultural immersion workshop.
Patricia Luck

Live-streamed discussion to explore the future of food and agriculture

The Clayton K. Yeutter Institute of International Trade and Finance at the University of Nebraska–Lincoln will offer a live-stream of the Washington International Trade Association’s discussion of the future of food and agriculture.

Poll shows many rural Nebraskans skirt local grocery stores

Nearly half of rural Nebraskans are bypassing their local grocery stores to buy their food at supercenters and supermarkets, according to the 2017 Nebraska Rural Poll.
Grocery

'Backyard Farmer' live tapings coming to Grand Island, Nebraska City

Fans of the popular lawn-and-garden TV series "Backyard Farmer" are invited to attend two free live tapings.
Backyard Farmer

Nebraska State Fair to feature 4-H presentations, cooking demos, pep rally

Visitors to the 148th Nebraska State Fair Aug. 25 to Sept. 4 in Grand Island will celebrate the people, products and talent of the state.
State Fair

Seminar program at Nebraska helps food entrepreneurs

Entrepreneurs looking to start a food business are encouraged to register for the National Food Entrepreneur Program offered by the University of Nebraska-Lincoln's Food Processing Center.
FPC

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