National Nutrition Month Turns 50. How Would You Fare On MyPlate Test?
Make good choices. It’s a favorite piece of advice teachers give their students. It also works well for deciding what foods we eat and how much exercise we fit into our schedule. National Nutrition Month, celebrated in March, stresses the importance of a ...
Difficult Conversations: Communicating Effectively Across Difference
Have you ever engaged in a conversation about an uncomfortable or sensitive topic with someone who is very different from you and didn't know how to approach it? Conversations between people with different views and lived experiences can go awry and ...
Implicit Associations, Insidious Assumptions: Unintended Manifestations of Bias in Everyday Life
This 90-minute workshop will provide an introduction to unconscious associations that can lead to an affinity toward or prejudice against some people (implicit bias). We will explore how our socialization process leads to the formation of conscious and un ...
SAVE THE DATE FOR JR. CHEFS!
The Extension Office is excited to have two weeks of Jr. Chefs this summer. The theme for this year is "Cooking Across America". Perfect for ages 6-12! Be on the lookout for signups on the Miami County Extension Facebook page and our website: M ...
How COVID-19 Impacted Food Systems
The COVID-19 pandemic exposed the fragility of our food supply system. While national-level responses to our food supply revealed a lot of weaknesses, the hyper-local response to feeding our communities demonstrated great strength in our mutual aid networ ...
Yellow Pie Plate Research Helps Families Resolve Heirloom Conflict
These last few weeks have been a treasure for me. I’ve had the privilege of working with my parents in cleaning out my grandparent’s home. Oh, there have been moments of “why did they keep this?” but then we’d find letters from Norway (written in Norwe ...
46 Gallons of Sap Makes 1 Gallon of Pancake Topper
Last weekend my family and I visited Malabar Farm located in Lucas, Ohio for their yearly maple syrup festival. This event takes you back in time to show you how they produced maple syrup centuries ago. You get to watch historical demonstrations, ride on ...
Communicating to be Understood online workshop
How we communicate with each other, whether it is a co-worker or spouse, can make or break a relationship. In this workshop we will explore how people communicate differently and how you can use your strengths to build relationships with your team and inc ...
Wayne County 4-H Dairy Department Things To Consider Before Taking a Dairy Project Think about how much space is required to house a Dairy Heifer Calf or Dairy Cow. Do you have enough physical space and the proper shelter? Are you aware of feed costs an ...
Ohio 4-H Week
Ohio 4-H Week is going on March 5-11. Now is the perfect time to enroll! Don't miss out on this awesome opportunity! Enrollment ends March 31, 2023 http://www.4honline.com/ ...