Talking about the importance of healthy eating and promoting Spring Gardening.
This program that taught young children how important vegetables are in one's diet included planting vegetables that were later eaten.
A presentation at Avoyelles and Evangeline Parish Schools for Pre-K classes stressing the importance of dairy in one's diet.
The LSU AgCenter and Christus Cabrini Health Care staff provided information about nutrition for people with diabetes in Avoyelles Parish.
Avoyelles Parish students learned about the importance of milk in a dairy program presented at Plauchevillie Elementary.
With the increased number of home gardens, more people are interested in freezing or canning surplus fruits and vegetables. Although freezing is one of the simplest and best ways to “put up” most fruits and vegetables, canning can be an economical way to preserve food at home. Use these to steps for safe home canning. (PDF Format Only)
Handle food carefully in the summer because food borne illness- also known as “food poisoning”- happens more in warmer weather.