Isabella County MSU Extension SNAP-Ed

Isabella County MSU Extension SNAP-Ed Nutrition and physical activity tips to improve over all health. This program is funded by USDA. The SNAP Program provides nutrition assistance to people with low income.

It can help you buy nutritious foods for a better diet. To find out more, call 1-800-481-4989. MSU is an affirmative-action, equal-opportunity employer. Michigan State University Extension programs and materials are open to all without regard to race, color, national origin, gender, gender identity, religion, age, height, weight, disability, political beliefs, sexual orientation, marital status, family status or veteran status. Issued in furtherance of MSU Extension work, acts of May 8 and June 30, 1914, in cooperation with the U.S. Department of Agriculture. Thomas G. Coon, Director, MSU Extension, East Lansing, MI 48824. This information is for educational purposes only. Reference to commercial products or trade names does not imply endorsement by MSU Extension or bias against those not mentioned.

Mission: Michigan State University Extension helps people improve their lives through an educational process that applies knowledge to critical issues, needs and opportunities.

Operating as usual

01/22/2021
Home Food Preservation Series returns tomorrow, these FREE classes are offered at 1 PM and 6 PM.  Now is the time to pla...
01/13/2021

Home Food Preservation Series returns tomorrow, these FREE classes are offered at 1 PM and 6 PM.

Now is the time to plan your garden for food preservation ideas. Topics will include vegetable variety and seed selection, starting seeds, media, timing, and management of your seedlings.

To register: https://events.anr.msu.edu/WinterFoodPreservation2021/

To register:Home Food Preservation Series - Selecting Your Seeds for the Garden. Now is the time to plan your garden for...
01/12/2021

To register:
Home Food Preservation Series - Selecting Your Seeds for the Garden. Now is the time to plan your garden for food preservation ideas. Topics will include vegetable variety and seed selection, starting seeds, media, timing, and management of your seedlings.
https://events.anr.msu.edu/WinterFoodPreservation2021/

Food Safety Q&A - Jan. 18th
https://events.anr.msu.edu/WinterQandA2021/

Be Food Safe and Ready for Emergencies - Jan. 19th
https://events.anr.msu.edu/EmergencyPreparednessFS20/

Cooking for Crowds - Jan. 19th
https://events.anr.msu.edu/C4C2020/

Investigating Food with Science - Jan. 20th
https://events.anr.msu.edu/InvestigatingFoodwithScience2021

Michigan Cottage Food Training - Jan. 20th
https://events.anr.msu.edu/MichiganCottageFood

Think Food Safety
01/12/2021
Think Food Safety

Think Food Safety

There is a difference between cleaning, sanitizing and disinfecting! Download our fact sheet for important information.

Breakfast on the Farm
01/11/2021

Breakfast on the Farm

In 2019, Michigan ranked 6th in the nation for milk production. #DYK The average Michigan cow produces about 26,000 pounds of milk each year? That’s over 3,000 gallons of milk!

Think Food Safety
01/07/2021
Think Food Safety

Think Food Safety

Some think that if you re-boil soup, it will be safe even if you leave it out. This is a very unsafe practice, listen to this podcast to find out why.

FoodSafety.gov
12/15/2020

FoodSafety.gov

⚠️ Attention Shoppers! Wondering what those dates on the labels mean? Here’s a guide to follow! #FoodSafetyTips

FREE classes this week!To register: Fall Food Safety Q&Ahttps://events.anr.msu.edu/FallfoodsafetyQandA/Be Food Safe and ...
11/30/2020

FREE classes this week!

To register:
Fall Food Safety Q&A
https://events.anr.msu.edu/FallfoodsafetyQandA/

Be Food Safe and Ready for Emergencies
https://events.anr.msu.edu/EmergencyPreparednessFS20/

Investigating Food with Science
https://events.anr.msu.edu/InvestigatingFoodwithScience/

Pantry Food Safety – It’s Your Job
https://events.anr.msu.edu/PantryFoodSafety2020/

Preserving your Harvest
https://events.anr.msu.edu/PreserveHarvest/

Cooking for Crowds
https://events.anr.msu.edu/C4C2020/

MyPlate
11/23/2020

MyPlate

Plan ahead and buy larger packages of meat or larger cans of vegetables which can lower the cost per serving. Prepare all at one time and freeze half for another meal. Here are other ways to eat healthy on a budget: https://go.usa.gov/xnckk

Think Food Safety
11/18/2020

Think Food Safety

Thanksgiving is right around the corner, did you know that there is a higher risk of contaminating other foods by rinsing your turkey? Don't rinse meat or poultry.

Michigan State University Extension-EFNEP
11/12/2020

Michigan State University Extension-EFNEP

****Food Budget Tip****

Checking your food inventory is key to meal planning, and saving money on groceries. If you don’t know what you have already, you are may pick up items you don’t need because you’ve got something else that will work at home already. CHECK FIRST!
#EFNEP #nifa #FoodResourceManangement

MyPlate
11/12/2020

MyPlate

Out of this world oats! Oatmeal is a delicious whole grain breakfast to warm you up on a cold morning. Try topping your oatmeal with dried or sliced fruit or a handful of nuts to make it your own.

Michigan State University Extension-EFNEP
11/09/2020

Michigan State University Extension-EFNEP

Michigan households that receive Food Assistance Program (also known as SNAP) benefits are now able to buy food online from Amazon.com and Walmart.com using their Bridge Cards.

Purchases can be made on eligible food items just as one would use a credit or debit card for an online purchase.

Availability may vary by location, so be sure to check out each retailer's website for more details:

- Amazon: https://www.amazon.com/snap-ebt/b?ie=UTF8&node=19097785011

- Walmart: https://www.walmart.com/cp/snap-online/1465096#FAQ

For more information from the Michigan Department of Health and Human Services, visit https://www.michigan.gov/.../0,5885,7-339-71547_5527

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200 N Main St
Mount Pleasant, MI
48858

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Monday 08:00 - 16:30
Tuesday 08:00 - 16:30
Wednesday 08:00 - 16:30
Thursday 08:00 - 16:30
Friday 08:00 - 16:30

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