Fall in Love with Pumpkins!

Fall in Love with Pumpkins!

Fall and pumpkins go hand in hand! Boost your fall spirit with fun activities such as visiting a pumpkin patch, picking out your own pumpkins, and carving or painting them with spooky and silly faces. Pumpkins are also wonderful for fall-flavored cooking and baking....
Home Food Safety

Home Food Safety

Did you know that food-borne illness affects millions of people each year? A food-borne illness results when food that is contaminated with bacteria, viruses, parasites, or toxins are consumed. Here are some steps to take to be sure you don’t get a food-borne...
Nutrition Staff Spotlight

Nutrition Staff Spotlight

This past March marked the 50th Anniversary of the Older Americans Act Nutrition Program, which includes our Homebound Meal and Community Cafe programs. In honor of this anniversary, we are highlighting our Rockstar staff that keep our programs running smoothly. This...
Farmers Market Week!

Farmers Market Week!

Farmers Market Week is celebrated the first full week of August (7th – 13th). There are many things to celebrate and enjoy at the local farmers markets; from fresh fruits, vegetables, and meat to locally harvested honey, jams, and homemade treats. They offer a...
4th of July – Is Your Plate Balanced?

4th of July – Is Your Plate Balanced?

When you think about the meal that’s served for 4th of July celebrations, what comes to mind? Hamburgers, brats, hot dogs, pasta, potato salad, and of course, you can’t forget about dessert! Although those foods sound delicious and can be part of a...
Dairy Month

Dairy Month

Dairy products are part of a well balanced meal. Adults should aim for three servings of dairy each day, including milk, yogurt, and cheese. The dairy group does not include food items made from milk due to containing low amounts of calcium and high fat content such...