As more people seek alternatives for providing healthy food choices, many are turning to growing vegetable gardens, participating in community gardens or buying produce at local farmer's markets. This has led to an increased interest in preserving food at home and a need for education to help consumers understand approved procedures for safely preserving foods. Consuming home canned food that has not been properly processed can lead to a variety of foodborne illnesses and even death.
2015 Newsletters are now available online. Here is your page for downloading the most recent newsletters from Purdue Extension in Perry County.
4-H club work helps to prepare youth to be productive members of society by teaching life skills, career preparation, and by instilling a sense of responsibility. Hands on learning opportunities are provided to allow youth to select projects and activities that fit their interests and encourage progressive skill development. The impact of 4-H serves a public good by not only benefiting those enrolled in the program, but through community service and developing leadership and job readiness skills
Stumped by the Fair Entry process? Here is a guide that will take you step by step through entering your projects for the Perry County 4-H Fair.
The 2015 4-H Handbook is now available online.
4-H prepares youth to be productive members of society by teaching life skills and career preparation and by instilling a sense of community responsibility. Hands-on learning opportunities allow youth to select projects and activities that fit their interests and encourage progressive skill development.
Newsletters are now available online! Come to this page to download 2014 Purdue Extension, Perry County Newsletters.