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Freezer Storage Chart

Are you looking for information on safe food storage and best practices?  Check out the Food Storage (with Freezer Storage Charts) webpage from the University of Nebraska – Lincoln, brought to you by Safe & Healthy Food for Your Family!

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Register now for the Edible Startup Summit

Edible Startup Summit (VIRTUAL) — November 9—10, 2020 The Edible Startup Summit will be held November 9 and 10 as a virtual training program.  This popular program gives participants the knowledge and connections to start a food business.  Participants will hear successful food entrepreneurs and business development experts speak about various aspects of developing a sustainable food business.  Participants […]

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Experts Affirm: Coronavirus ‘Highly Unlikely’ Food Risk

An international group of scientists has declared that it is highly unlikely that SARS-CoV-2 is a food safety risk.  The International Commission for Microbiological Specifications of Foods (ICMSF) is a non-governmental organization and represents top food safety experts from around the globe.  The ICMSF members believe it is highly unlikely that ingestion of SARS-CoV-2 will result […]

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Living Your Purpose

The only thing constant is change. During the pandemic, many of us have lost the opportunity to work within our purpose. The good news is that with some thoughtful examination, you can continue to live within your values and either redefine or hold steady with your purpose. View/download a PDF version of Tip 21 – […]

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How Do I… Freeze Foods?

Are you looking for information, resources, and recipes for freezing foods?  Check out the How Do I… Freeze Foods? National Center for Home Food Preservation webpage, brought to you by Safe & Healthy Food for Your Family!

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Building Your Resilience in the time of Covid-19

During this current period of uncertainty, the need to build our resilience is critical. Research shows an ongoing need to build and keep building our own resiliency. Over the course of 8 weeks, UW-Madison Division of Extension educators will lead you through helpful information and reflective exercises; and support you in creating a personalized toolkit for […]

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Safe Preserving Tips in the Time of COVID-19

Whether you are new to canning, returning to canning because of the pandemic, or have always canned the bounty of your harvest, there are certain tips that will help ensure that your time and efforts lead to safe, healthy food for your family.  Use recipes that are up to date.  Some canning recommendations have changed […]

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Pandemic Parenting in Wisconsin

New research from the Kerr Parent Lab in the School of Human Ecology details the challenges and opportunities to mental health and well-being that parents have found as they navigate the COVID-19 pandemic with their families. Drawing from a survey of 1,009 parents in late April, when most schools across the U.S. had closed and […]

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Urban Forestry Workshop 2020

This year’s Urban Forestry Workshop will be hosted online as a workshop series and will be free to participants. The workshops will take place on Friday mornings from 9:00am to 11:00am beginning September 25 and running through October 16. This series will provide training for urban forestry clientele on current trends and research based information […]

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