Knox County Resources
Who is Purdue Extension?
Purdue Extension is a service tailored to meet the needs of Indiana, needs we know firsthand. Our educators, specialists, and volunteers live and work in all 92 Indiana counties. We provide the link between Land Grant research and Indiana citizens. In doing that we provide practical solutions to local issues. We provide information and expertise that’s available in the form you want, when you want it. That’s Purdue Extension, Indiana’s educational partner for life.
What we do in Knox County:
Our 4-H Youth Development Extension Educator oversees volunteers who manage community clubs, afterschool programs, and SPARK Clubs while also organizing our Knox County 4-H Fair, hosting camps and workshops, and leading special interest programs for all youth in our county.
Our Agriculture and Natural Resource Educator provides our community with resources related to agriculture, natural resources, gardening, our environment, wildlife, and more.
Our Health & Human Sciences Educator provides individuals and families with programming and resources related to food, family, money, and health.
Our Nutrition Education Program Assistant (NEPA) works to improve the nutrition and health of audiences with limited resources. Our NEPA provides free interactive nutrition education programs to youth and adults through schools and a variety of community groups.
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