The 4-H Clover Connection is a monthly newsletter produced by the 4-H Youth Development Extension Educator and the Purdue Extension Office in Steuben County.
Welcome and thank you for reading Connect, Inspire, Grow Steuben County Health. The mission behind Connect, Inspire, Grow is to connect community members to information and resources, inspire healthy living, and grow Steuben County community health efforts. Thank you for your interest and support!
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...
The Steuben County 4-H Program partnered with the Hamilton Elementary School After School Program to offer youth in grades 3-6 nine sessions of Reading Makes Cents, a curriculum from National 4-H Supply that targets financial literacy concepts through children's literature. Youth learned about the history of money, managing money, earning money, spending money, saving money, sharing money, and borrowing/lending money. See the results here...
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!
In effort to create a better community and local environment for youth, Purdue Extension and the Angola Kids' League partnered to train adult volunteer coaches how to positively develop young people who just love the game.
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