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FOOD PREP CLASSES FOR GARDEN PRODUCE

A free educational program to help home gardeners learn tips and practices on growing, harvesting, and preparing vegetables. EACH SESSION WILL COVER:  a recipe demonstration with the featured vegetable of the week  2 to 3 recipes will be shared for each vegetable  how to prepare, cook, and store the featured vegetable  […]

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Take 3 actions to Fight Flu

Influenza (flu) is a contagious disease that can be serious. Every year, millions of people get sick, hundreds of thousands are hospitalized, and thousands to tens of thousands of people die from flu. CDC urges you to take the following actions to protect yourself and others from the flu. Get yourself and your family vaccinated! […]

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Iowa & Lafayette County 4-H – Family Adventures

Family Adventures run from OCTOBER 1 TO DECEMBER 1, 2020 4-H Families who participate will have their family name put into a drawing for 4-H bling! For every site you visit, send your scavenger answers to sarah.weier@wisc.edu who will put your name into the drawing. Want extra chances? Take a selfie and upload to comments […]

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Iowa County Broadband Survey is in the mail!

COVID-19 (Coronavirus) has changed the world we live in dramatically. Earlier this year, Safer-at-Home orders forced most of us to think differently, act differently, learn differently, conduct our daily lives differently, and work differently. One resource/service that has been in the spotlight as many have been mostly confined to our homes, is broadband internet access. […]

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I’m positive! I’m aging!

Our Iowa County Extension educator Ruth Schriefer shares information regarding aging. Thanks Ruth! VIDEO: I’m positive! I’m aging! For more videos, visit us on Facebook at @HDRInstitute

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Moving Forward During COVID-19 – Deciding Who, When & How

“Quaranteam”? “Double bubble”? These terms are showing up more and more in the media as individuals and families make decisions about when they will start to see other people again. In other families, questions are coming up about when and how it will be safe to get much needed support, like childcare or respite care. […]

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Got a gardening question? Ask it here…

Cooperative Extension, a division of the University of Wisconsin- Extension, connects people to the resources of the University of Wisconsin through offices in each of our state’s 72 counties. Horticulture is defined as the art and science of growing plants- flowers, fruits, vegetables, trees and more! Research shows an intimate connection between people and plants. […]

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Aging Mastery Program

The Aging Mastery Program® was developed by the National Council on Aging (NCOA) and will be offered virtually, via Zoom or phone, on Tuesdays and Thursdays from September 29-October 29, 2020. The goal of AMP is to empower older adults to make and maintain small but impactful changes on a variety of topics. For each […]

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