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2022 Elkhart County Posts


Kids and 4-H Members

Discover & Experience 4-H Event

Is your school-aged child interested in science, journalism, community service, crafts, technology, rockets or livestock? Maybe their passion or...


Educational Program - 10 Common Money Mistakes

What choices will you make as you try to navigate smoothly through the current economic situation? Learn about the pros and cons of ten financial...


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H&W Column: Intuitive Eating vs. Fad Diets

Did you know that over ninety-five percent of fad diets fail at some point? You may be asking, what exactly is a fad diet? An example of a fad diet...


food in freezer

Food Preservation Safety

The invention of the freezer is incredibly helpful when it comes to protecting foods and preserving them for long periods of time. It’s...

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Master Gardener Class Announced for Fall 2022

I am excited to announce there will be a Purdue Extension Master Gardener class held in person in Elkhart County this fall!  Classes will...


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H&W Column: Meat Managing

Have you ever wondered if you are handling meat properly? Some meats should be kept separate from other products to avoid cross-contamination and...

fruits and vegetables

Eat the Rainbow

It is tremendously important for individuals of all ages to maintain a nutritious diet. Make sure to consume all five food groups including dairy,...


2022 Ag Hall Fair Talks

Elkhart County Master Gardeners will be offering advice to gardeners and homeowners in Ag Hall during the 2022 Elkhart County 4-H Fair. Educational...

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ServSafe Training

The ServSafe Food Handler course is for anyone who needs basic food safety and food handling training, including home-based vendors, food service...

Swimming Safety

Be Your Own Lifeguard

Swimming is a popular activity during the summer months. With the warm weather, children and adults are doing anything to cool off. Knowing the...

Sun Safety 101

Sun Safety 101

As the weather starts to get warmer, we begin to see the sun more often. It is always refreshing to step outside and enjoy some fresh air or go to...


Firework Fanatics

Firework Fanatics

As we all know, fireworks are a must have when celebrating Independence Day. Children get to see the array of beautiful lights and it’s a fun...


UAV Training

UAV Training

Class participants in the Unmanned Aerial Vehicle (UAV) training practiced their newly learned skills. This class was sponsored by Purdue Extension...

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