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Mix Some Whole Grains with Local Fruits and Veggies

June 17, 2016

By Diane Wright Hirsch, MPH Senior Extension Educator, UConn Extension Lest this article appears to be written by the food police, I confess I am a real fan of a plate of regular, white flour pasta, ciabatta bread, and, once and a while a fried bologna sandwich on good (well, maybe not so good) old […]

8 Tips for Keeping a Healthy Home

June 10, 2016

Is your home well ventilated? Visit the Healthy Homes Partnership for more information and tips.

UConn Extension Tractor Course Has Lasting Impact

June 06, 2016

For the past two years, UConn Extension has offered a Tractor Operation, Safety, and Basic Maintenance Course for beginning farmers at the UConn Plant Science Research Farm in Storrs. This two-day class is designed to educate and empower current or future users of agricultural tractors and farm equipment. During the class, they demystified tractors to improve their understanding of […]


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