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Green Bean, Cranberry and Nut Salad in a bowl
Mix up the holiday menu with this Green Bean, Cranberry and Nut Salad!
November 14, 2022 - Filed Under: Food, Nutrition

For this holiday season, I was looking for a way to mix up the menu a little bit and offer something a little lighter. This Green Bean, Cranberry and Nut Salad is perfect.

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Join our Walk with Extension 12 Days of FITMAS Challenge beginning December 5 and get tips for moving more and adding more vegetables to your diet.
November 8, 2022 - Filed Under: Food, Health

With all the upcoming holiday get-togethers around the corner, it can be easy to move less, sit more, and gain weight. This year, join our Walk with Extension 12 Days of FITMAS Challenge, which emphasizes moving more and eating more vegetables.

collage of cornucopia designs
Cornucopias serve as a reminder to be thankful. They are an easy do-it-yourself project that can be refreshed for each season.
October 31, 2022 - Filed Under: Food and Health, Food, Lawn and Garden, Cut Flowers and Houseplants, Floral Design, Flower Gardens

The cornucopia, or horn of plenty, is most often associated with Thanksgiving. It is generally depicted with the fruits of harvest overflowing its horn-shaped form and serves as a reminder to be thankful and grateful. If you like do-it-yourself projects, making your own cornucopia is an easy project.

Turban Squash
Turban squash is beautiful fall decor. It's also great to eat in savory dishes! (Photo by MSU Extension)
October 17, 2022 - Filed Under: Food, Vegetable Gardens

Pumpkins, gourds, and squash, oh my! With fall in full effect, I’m buying fall décor all the time. Do I already have several pumpkins on my porch? Yes. Will I be buying more? Also, yes. 

Woman tossing salad
Good nutrition plays an important role in helping you fight off illnesses. One easy way to strengthen your immune system is by adding more fruits and vegetables to your diet.
October 11, 2022 - Filed Under: Food, Nutrition and Wellness, Nutrition

Flu season is upon us, and there’s no better time than now to kick your nutrition up a notch! One easy way to strengthen your immune system is by adding more fruits and vegetables to your diet. Good nutrition plays an important role in fighting off illnesses, including the flu.

Success Stories

Five young adults and two women wearing black aprons and face masks smile for a group photo in a kitchen.
Food and Health, Food, Health, Nutrition and Wellness
Volume 8 Number 2

At Winona Career and Technical Center, students studying culinary arts participated in the Eating Smart, Being Active program, delivered by the Mississippi State University Extension Service in the spring 2022 semester. 

A smiling teenage girl stands behind a table covered in ingredients for a recipe displayed on a phone screen she holds in front of her.
4-H, Food and Health, Food, Nutrition, Lawn and Garden, Vegetable Gardens
Volume 7 Number 2

Mississippi fresh chef

4-H’er’s recipe appears in national cookbook

When Sydnee Thompson found out the National 4-H Council was putting together a cookbook, she decided to submit one of her family’s favorite recipes.

A woman stands between her husband and adult son.
Farming, Farm Safety, Community, Food
Volume 3 Number 2

Producer teaches about food and farming practices

Rowell Farms is doing much more than supplying cooks with fresh, local foods. The Heidelberg truck-crop farm is growing into an educational outlet for the Clarke and Jasper County communities it serves.

A smiling man wearing a blue checkered shirt.
Rural Development, Food and Health, Food, Rural Health
Volume 3 Number 1

Extension food pantry serves rural community 

On Tuesdays and Thursdays before lunch, Robert Jamison is usually exercising with people who have been his neighbors in Lambert for 30 years. The Quitman County Veterans Service Officer also volunteers for a food pantry there that serves about 800 local families every other month. The county does not have a grocery store, but the pantry, since it opened in 2014, has helped people in need.

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