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Wonder why you put butterflies in the freezer? Curious how many siblings a pig has? Love horses but live in town? Life's little questions aren't meant to be answered alone! We invite you and your child to join 4-H, the organization of families who share in teaching kids practical things like pet care, growing gardens, capturing memorable photos, and important values like responsibility. Whether you live in town or the boonies, join 4-H and we'll tackle life's little questions together!
The 4-H Youth Development Extension Educator, the Health and Human Sciences Extension Educator, and the Ag and Natural Resources/Community Development Extension Educator of the Purdue Extension Office utilized their talents to implement "Eat Your Way to Better Health" at Carlin Park Elementary, a school in which over 50% of the students receive free or reduced lunches. Forty-five 3rd grade students gardened and learned about healthy eating. See more detailed results here...
Agriculture is a unique family business because it involves large investments and often times large debt. If there is only one member of a farm family who knows how to operate the business aspect of the farm and something were to happen to them it could leave their family and their employees in a bad situation, not only emotionally but also financially and possibly legally. With over 550 farms in Steuben County there are a lot of farm families who could benefit from having additional family memb
All three program areas of the Purdue Extension Office utilized their talents to implement "Eat Your Way to Better Health" at Carlin Park Elementary where 57 3rd grade students gardened and learned about MyPlate and food safety.