Discover a Day on the Farm

University of Maryland Extension agricultural agent Racheal Slattery is striving to educate the public on the importance of farm families and understanding food production by offering a virtual tour of a working dairy farm through her Day on the Farm program. 

Bag It and Eat It: Ice Cream Activi-treats

Summer and ice cream just go together.  But, taking the family out for this sweet treat can be costly!  How about making your own with the kids?  It’s easier than you might think, makes for a fun activity, and saves money over going out. No appliances are needed. 

Diabetes Alert Day: Know Your Risk

Sixty seconds can make a difference in your health.   The Diabetes Risk Test takes only 60 seconds and can reveal your risk for developing Type 2 Diabetes, the most common form of diabetes. According to the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention, over 10% of adults in the U.S. have Type 2 diabetes and 33% …

What’s in Your Pantry?

Lately, it’s been a challenge getting groceries from supermarkets, but many of us already have a mini grocery store in our home…our pantry!   Having a well-stocked pantry makes it easier to cook meals at home, especially when we’re out of fresh ingredients. There is no magic number of items you should have in your pantry, …

Nine foods that will help you stay on your ‘New Year Health Goals’

Happy New Year friends! We have passed one of the most challenging times of our lives and are still struggling to work through the uncertainty for 2021. In spite of this ambiguity, our health is still one thing we can improve and make plans to either continue or begin the personal health journey. In my …