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Purdue Extension: Expert Resources for COVID-19

NEW Educational Resources - Response to COVID-19

September 11, 2020

Gloria, Kathleen, Amanda, and Susan

Purdue Extension Hamilton County has been busy producing resources for the public during the COVID-19 pandemic.

Check it out.


   Hamilton County 4-H
   Purdue Extension Hamilton County


Preserve It Now, Enjoy It Later - eight virtual sessions

Food Preservation - links to how-to brochures

Farmers Markets Best Practices

Shop From Your Freezer

Quick & Easy Meal Options

Captain Cash -  interactive program for youth - focus on earning, saving, spending, and borrowing money
       available to teachers for e-learning - Contact Susan Peterson speterson@purdue.edu

When Your Income Drops - minimize the hardship

Recharging Your Patience - 10 ways to get there

Protect Yourself Against Scams - don't get caught

Be Well Indiana - managing mental health




4-H GOLD - Go Outside. Learn. Discover.  This “at home” program encourages youth and families to get outside, unplug, and experience hands-on learning.

              Register by June 3

Monthly Photo Challenge - Open to the Public

Front Porch Chats with Kathleen Bohde, Educator, 4-H/Youth

         March 25

         April 14

Tasty Tuesdays - fun foods to make with children using items at home

Workshop Wednesdays - 4-H virtual workshops

     Holliday Park Wildflower Walk with Norma Wallman

     Bluffs of Beaver Bend Wildflower Walk with Emily Finch 

Fun Fridays - new idea for the family

    Making face coverings - 4-H members, volunteers, Extension Homemakers

    Hamilton County in the news - 4-H leader using "Hands for larger service"

4-H Taste of Summer - container gardens delivered to food pantries by 4-H families 



Chicken Embryology - from eggs to chicks

AG Outlook - free webinars

Lawn and Garden questions - hamiltongardenline@gmail.com

       Lunch & Learn Series

Online Resources for Gardeners

Women in Agriculture -  six week virtual workshop



Container Bucket Gardens - A grant from Indiana 4-H Foundation helped create 60 buckets with tomatoes, peppers, and herbs to distribute to 5 food pantries. Resources with the buckets included gardening tips, recipes and a salsa packet.
Sponsored by Indiana 4-H Foundation and Gatewoods Vegetable Farm.
Partners: Purdue Extension Hamilton County, Hamilton County 4-H Council, Hamilton County Harvest Food Bank, HCMGA

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