Elkhart County

Purdue Extension Elkhart County offers programs in agriculture, health and human sciences, 4-H youth development, and economic community development.

 

DEPARTMENTS

                4-H                
Agriculture & Natural Resources  
Health & Human Sciences  
Community Development 

CONTACT US

Purdue Extension Elkhart County 
elkhartces@purdue.edu
17746 County Road 34 Ste E
Goshen, IN 46528
(574) 533-0554

Elkhart County Staff

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4-H

4-H

4-H Information

Club information, project manuals, Mini 4-H information, newsletters, and more!

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Elkhart County Extension Homemakers

Elkhart County Extension Homemakers

IEHA
Elkhart County Extension Homemakers

View information on educational programs, heritage skills classes, Coffee Cup newsletters, EH forms, Elko Retreat, Fair information, Volunteer Community Support, and more!

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Open Class Home & Family Arts

Download booklet, see contest rules, and view contest results.

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Food Safety & Preservation
Food Safety & Preservation

View and download various food safety and preservation publications.

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HHS Program Calendars
HHS Monthly Program Calendars

View/download monthly HHS program calendars.

HHS Program Calendars

Recent Articles

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H&W Column: Crunch Your Way to Better Health

Fall is near and with it comes the traditions of baking pumpkin seeds after carving pumpkins or roasting chestnuts. Eaten as a snack or in meals, nuts and seeds can give your diet a nutritional boost while reducing your risk for chronic diseases.

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"Tips for a Successful Doctor's Visit" Educational Program

Have you ever left a doctor’s office wishing you remembered to ask a certain question? Or have you left it until the very end to tell your doctor about the real reason for your visit? With a little preparation, you can learn to make the most...

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IEHA
H&W Column: Flu and Young Children

The best way to protect yourself and your loved ones against influenza (flu) is to get a flu vaccine every flu season. Flu illness is more dangerous than the common cold for children and can lead to serious illness, hospitalization, or even death....

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H&W Column: Food Allergies

About 32 million Americans have food allergies. Food allergies can develop at any time, even to a food that you’ve safely eaten before. They tend to first appear in young children, but about 15% of individuals with food allergies are...

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H&W Column: MyPlate on Alexa

Did you know you can get nutrition information straight to your home via the Amazon Alexa smart speaker? MyPlate is now available as an Alexa skill! All you have to say is “Alexa, enable the MyPlate skill.” Alexa skills are like...

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IEHA
H&W Column: Does Cranberry Juice Work Against UTIs?

If you have ever had pain or burning when urinating, it may have been a urinary tract infection (UTI). UTIs account for over 6 million patient visits each year in the United States. For years, people have used cranberry juice to help with UTIs....

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Upcoming Elkhart County and State Extension Events