Food & Health

Center for Regional Food Systems



  • How to Stay Hydrated

    Published on May 13, 2020

    Are you drinking enough water? MSU Extension Community Nutrition Instructor, Vicki Ballas shares tips for staying hydrated.

  • Cut Up Whole Chicken

    Published on May 1, 2020

    Purchasing a whole chicken can be a budget friendly option. MSU Extension Community Nutrition Instructor, Joe Hammontree shows us how to cut a whole chicken into pieces.

  • Garden Crafts & Snacks

    Published on April 30, 2020

    Learn ideas for how to spark kids' interest in gardening as well as ideas for using your harvest, and foods you have on hand, for snacks kids will love!

  • Clean vs Sanitize

    Published on April 15, 2020

    Join as we explain the difference between cleaning and sanitizing, and why both are important!

  • How to dry fresh herbs

    Published on March 17, 2020

    Don't throw your extra fresh herbs away; try drying them! It's a very simple process! Dried herbs add extra flavor to stews, soups and baked dishes.

  • How to: Grate & Freeze Cheese

    Published on February 5, 2020

    Learn tips for grating and freezing your own cheese, plus more tips like how to prevent the cheese from sticking together!

  • How to: Chop Celery

    Published on January 22, 2020

    Learn how to safely and easily cut celery into uniform pieces!

  • How to: Hard Boil Eggs

    Published on January 20, 2020

    Learn how to hard boil eggs in 10 minutes! Then you'll learn some easy recipes using hard boiled eggs!

  • Michigan Good Food Charter Goal #5: Waterford School District, MI

    5. Michigan Nutrition Standards will be met by 100 percent of school meals and 75 percent of schools selling food outside school meal programs.