Food
What a Waste of Food! FNR-557-W
Food waste is a major issue in developed countries. This unit is designed to teach students about food waste and ways they can help reduce it. This section contains one unit with three lesson plans that will teach students how to reduce food waste by learning more about proper food storage, best-by dates, and ugly foods. It also contains a stand-alone lesson on food packaging and composting.
Watermelon in field
Recent illness related to pre-cut watermelons has some worried about the safety of Indiana grown melons. Scott Monroe, Purdue Extension food safety educator has some reassuring news.
Handling Harvested Game, FNR-555-WV, video
Check out this new video by Purdue Extension FNR as wildlife biologist Bob Cordes with the Maine Department of Inland Fisheries and Wildlife shares step by step safe handling techniques to reach your goals in providing a wholesome source of meat for you and your family.
Mother and daughters prepare Thanksgiving dinner
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The holidays are all about bringing family and friends together to celebrate the season and enjoy good food. However, some unwelcome guests like Salmonella, E. coli, Staph aureus and Listeria can ruin an otherwise great party.
Consumers planning a traditional Thanksgiving dinner this year can expect to pay less for turkeys, compared to 2016. The prices of other holiday staples, such as dressing, dinner rolls and pumpkin pie, should remain about the same or increase only slightly, according to an analysis by Chris Hurt, Purdue Extension agricultural economist.
canned peaches
Just because it's autumn doesn't mean you have to wait to have your favorite summertime fruits and vegetables. This article aims to take on the myth that fresh is always best when choosing fruits and vegetables.
The Indiana Extension Educators Association presented its annual award to county educators during Purdue Extension's Professional Development Conference last week.

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