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School is out and there are so many wonderful things to do. So, let’s make it fun.
Is it hard for kids to remain healthy during a time of social distancing?
Walking & bicycling are critical modes of transportation that deserve more attention. They're resilient transportation modes healthy for mind, body, & planet.
Have horse flies been driving you nuts? Using repellants will give you some relief.
Figs are one of the most popular fruits grown in the South. They are a good source of dietary fiber, natural sugars, iron, calcium, and potassium.
School garden harvest during COVID-19 leads to donation of 300+ carrots to the West Feliciana Parish Food Pantry.
Hang your next load of clean shirts, dresses or pants on hangers outside and let them dry in the warm spring sunshine and breeze. It will be good exercise.
Soy is a plant-based complete protein, containing all nine amino acids that does not come from an animal. Learn more about the health benefits of soy.
People who eat more fruits and vegetables as part of an overall healthy diet are likely to have a reduced risk of some chronic diseases.
Nutrition lessons taught at the outdoor kitchen in New Orleans City Park's Botanical Gardens for Family Medicine Residents at East Jefferson General Hospital.
To sign up for one of the West Feliciana Shooting Sports Team fill out the form and return to the West Feliciana 4H Office.
Gardening tips for southeast Louisiana homeowners.
Article describing nutrition programs delivered to youth at the West Feliciana Parks & Rec Summer Camp during the Summer of 2019.
Lost Camp is a camp for 7th & 8th graders interested in Outdoors, Science and Technology typically held in late July.
Enrollment cards for 4-H enrollment for the 2019-2020 school year
News article about the nutrition programs being delivered by LSU AgCenter Area Nutrition Agent, Layne Langley, to the West Feliciana Council on Aging clients.
Students at Bains Lower Elementary in St. Francisville, Louisiana have been learning about nutrition and school gardens.
Family & Consumer Sciences, 4-H Youth Development, and Horticulture/Ag & Natural Resources.
Family & Consumer Sciences, 4-H Youth Development, Horticulture/Ag & Natural Resources, and more.
(04/15/20) BATON ROUGE, La. — LSU AgCenter volunteers and 4-H members from around the state are doing their part to keep healthcare workers safe.
The Florida Parishes produce an abundance of spring wildflowers.
Have you noticed toothpick like growths sticking out of your tree?
A newsletter for horticulturists. Industrial hemp and pruning azaleas.
Come take a tour through some of St. Francisville's most beautiful private gardens.
Banana shrubs have a lovely fragrance but tend to look shabby in the spring.
This virus causes a respiratory illness, not a gastrointestinal illness, and foodborne exposure to this virus is not known to be a route of transmission.
According to the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention (CDC), the coronavirus that causes COVID-19 may remain viable for several hours.
Celebrate national nutrition month to learn more about the importance of making informed food choices, developing sound eating and physical activity habits.
Dining with Diabetes, Nutrition events, Lunch and Learn "Clean Eating" and more.
Healthy Communities Bike Safety Partnership: Let's Ride in Jefferson Parish, Louisiana. Youth are learning biking skills to ride safely in their neighborhoods.
Cucuzza is a unique gourd to add to your vegetable garden. They are edible and are popular in Italian cooking.
Find out more information about Fitbit, MyFitnessPal and Strava.
These tips help to reduce the risk of food borne illnesses.
A newsletter for horticulturists. Planting for fall color, green onions, and buttonbush.
November through February is the best time to plant trees. Planting now will deliver spectacular fall color next year.
Finding plants that provide color in shady areas can be a challenge. Fortunately, there are some lovely options.
National Diabetes Awareness Month! Know the risks, healthy ways to eat, the Idaho diet, and Dining with Diabetes educational series.
Healthy Halloween Tips from the LSU AgCenter.
Highlights of programming in West Feliciana Parish.
Learn how to manage your condition through meal planning, label reading and portion control to have life-long success.
Traditional meal times have changed to eating snacks or smaller meals throughout the day. Learn how to schedule healthy meals and snacks throughout the day.
This summer, Area Nutrition Agent, Layne Langley, delivered nutrition programs to the children participating in the West Feliciana Parks & Rec Summer Camps
Highlights of activities in West Feliciana Parish from April - June, 2019.
A newsletter for horticulturists. Fig problems, starting seeds, and ornamental peppers.
Health benefits of blueberries along with a tasty blueberry muffin recipe.
Information about the Feliciana Master Gardener class.
Zinnias thrive in hot weather. A late summer planting will provide color throughout the fall.
Health benefits of consuming catfish
Nutrition information that highlights Dairy and June is Dairy month with this video.
Learn about the health benefits of watermelon, including the essential vitamins and nutrients it contains. Bonus: Watermelon Gazpacho Recipe.
Spiny pigweed is one of the worst weeds home gardeners deal with.
As we enter into hurricane season, this news article lists helpful LSU AgCenter fact sheets and publications.
Balsamic Vinaigrette Recipe to enjoy on a summer salad is explained in a simple video from the LSU AgCenter.
A newsletter for horticulturists. Cool spring delays plant growth, blossom end rot, and fertilizing lawns.
Black flies, or buffalo gnats, are a major nusiance in the Feliciana parishes in spring.
Community leaders attended a meeting to identify and address local health and nutrition concerns in Franklinton, LA.
Celebrate National Nutrition Month with healthy tips and recommendations including food safety, videos and blog resources.
Choose MyPlate and make 1/2 your plates fruits & vegetables, choose whole grains, lean meats & beans & low fat dairy for healthy meals.
Washing our hands should be our first step every time we enter into the kitchen! Hand washing will fight against germs and foodborne illnesses.
Popcorn makes a great healthy snack!
Vegetables provide nutrients vital for health and maintenance of your body.
10 Tips sheets were included in the food boxes at the local Community Center
A healthy weight management program that that educates you on tools to help you maintain a healthier lifestyle.
Deer can be a nuisance to gardeners in certain parts of Louisiana. Here are some practical tips to help you lessen deer damage in your landscape.
Learn tips on how to start and continue healthy lifestyle goals.
A newsletter for horticulturists.Plant sweet peas now, cool season vegetable issues, mulch, and houseplants.
The orange dog caterpillar may look ugly now, but in a few short weeks it will turn into a beautiful butterfly.
This recipe is very nutritious and delicious and helps with prevention of diseases.
A pre-emergence herbicide application can save you time, money and effort by killing the weed shortly after the seeds germinate.
A newsletter for horticulturists. Plan fall gardens now, planting trees and shrubs, Camelot Foxglove
Get your kids to eat eggplant by trying this Eggplant Parmesan Sticks recipe.
Meals can taste great without the added sugars, salts, fats, and calories.
Start planning for fall vegetable and flower gardens now and you will save time and money when its time to buy plants.
Disaster Information Series
If you are looking for ways to share your talents and skills and participate in service projects, come join LVFC.
For information on what 4-H is doing this year.
The forest products industry contributes to each parish economy in several ways, including jobs, wages and purchases in the local economies.
Following good cultural practices and scouting for insects and disease will allow homeowners to enjoy pecans year after year.
West Feliciana stakeholders attend Advisory Leadership Council Meeting to help create a vision for nutrition and health programs in the parish.
Gardening tips for homeowners.
Mayhaw trees are native to Louisiana and do well in this area.