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Food and Nutrition

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The staff at your county NDSU Extension office is ready to help.
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Food Preparation

Learn basic cooking techniques and get inspired to cook a variety of new and tasty meals for your family.
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Food Preservation and Wild Game

Learn more about the following methods of long-term food preservation.
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Food Safety

Safe food handling is important at home, in the community, and in your business. Learn how to guard against allergen exposures and handle food safely to prevent food-borne illnesses.
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Nutrition, Health and Wellness

Good nutrition and physical activity are keys to living a healthy life.

Food Entrepreneurship

Do you have a great idea for a new food product? This site provides information to help you start your food business. It includes links to information about food safety and quality control, testing and labeling state and national rules and regulations.
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NDSU Extension offers the Expanded Food and Nutrition Education Program (EFNEP) and the Family Nutrition Program (FNP) to help you eat smart, save money, and be active. FNP is the Supplemental Nutrition Assistance Program Education (SNAP-Ed) program for North Dakota.
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The Nourish program helps you improve your health through knowledge. The topics include ways to nourish your bones and joints, brain, digestive system, eyes, heart and skin, along with ways to ensure a good night’s sleep.
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The Family Table

Family meals offer the opportunity to connect with each other, communicate about family happenings, and give each other time and attention.
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Field to Fork

The Field to Fork program is a multidisciplinary, multistate effort that provides research-based information about growing, preparing, preserving and selling vegetables and fruits.
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Diabetes Prevention Program

The lifestyle change program includes education and support for people with prediabetes and those at high risk for prediabetes and is designed to help people lose weight, be more active, and to prevent the onset of Type 2 diabetes.


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