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Nov 9, 2020

Like many events since the pandemic began, Thanksgiving will be a little different this year. To help keep their friends, family and communities safe, many people are taking the CDC’s recommendation to limit in-person gatherings to people they live with or small group they’re in regular contact with. As a...


Sep 7, 2020

September is Food Safety Education month. A Kansas State University food safety specialist says using basic, safe food handling practices can reduce opportunities for foodborne illness. Karen Blakeslee, who is also coordinator of the university’s Rapid Response Center, says there are four core principles we need to...


Aug 10, 2020

Stories about eating habits changing because of the coronavirus have been common. Now, there’s data to back up some of those claims. The Hartman Group’s Eating Occasions Compass offers some key insights on COVID 19’s impact on eating – and a lot of them are positive. K-State Research and Extension nutrition...


Aug 3, 2020

Kansas gardeners are in the middle of canning season – which generally runs from June-October, with some carryover into the Christmas season. The goal is to extend the life of homegrown fruits and vegetables for later use – typically within one year. K-State Research and Extension food specialist Karen...


Jun 22, 2020

It’s common to eat lighter during the summer. One benefit of eating lighter is that we tend to eat healthier foods, especially low-cost, in-season fruits and vegetables. K-State Research and Extension nutrition specialist Sandy Procter says summer also provides an opportunity for parents to talk to children...