MSU Extension and tribal partners highlight Indigenous foods through Cooking Matters program
Published on May 15, 2023
To include more traditional Indigenous foods in Cooking Matters recipes, MSU Extension nutrition educators worked with staff from Bay Mills, Hannahville, Pokagon and Little Traverse Bay tribes.
New self-paced online nutrition class available for Upper Peninsula residents
Published on May 11, 2023
My Way to Wellness is a free online nutrition class available for people living in Michigan's Upper Peninsula.
Fighting food insecurity as added SNAP benefits expire
Published on March 13, 2023
As Supplemental Nutrition Assistance Program — or SNAP — benefits are reduced for many Michiganders, food budgeting resources and tips can make a big difference in addressing food insecurity.
Healthy food for all
Published on December 16, 2022
How one rural school community is taking action to support food and nutrition security.
Lundeen receives MSU Extension Innovative Technology Award at Fall Extension Conference
Published on September 30, 2021
Norma Lundeen received the MSU Extension Innovative Technology Award for her partnership with the SNAP Program during the annual Fall Extension Conference held virtually on Sept. 28.
MSU Extension focuses on food access for all
Published on August 4, 2021
From farmers market vouchers to innovative meal delivery services, MSU Extension is committed to helping Michiganders access healthy and nutritious foods.
New online nutrition class in American Sign Language
Published on June 15, 2021
Eat Healthy Be Active in American Sign Language is a video-based nutrition class with live support as needed for SNAP-Ed participants.
Healthy foods benefit veterans living with chronic pain
Published on March 25, 2021
Food insecurity is linked to obesity and chronic pain among some veterans. Access to healthy foods can help improve veterans’ health outcomes and quality of life.
MSU Extension launches online nutrition program
Published on May 28, 2020
My Way to Wellness is a FREE online nutrition program available to individuals living in Michigan who are eligible for supplemental food assistance.
Finding food during novel coronavirus
Published on March 20, 2020
Resources to help you and your family locate food during the novel coronavirus outbreak.
MSU Extension’s Cooking Matters program awarded $10,000 grant
Published on December 2, 2019
The grant, from the AT&T Foundation, will help purchase take-home groceries for participants.
Written in the stars: MSU Extension instructor awarded for her dedication, passion
Published on July 1, 2019
MSU Extension community nutrition instructor LaShanda “Shane” Jackson wins the Golden Apple Award for her exceptional work teaching Flint-area children and adults to take control of their health and nutrition choices.
Fall is harvest time
Published on October 4, 2018
Winter squash and pumpkin are plentiful in the fall.
Increase fruit and vegetable intake the easy way
Published on April 25, 2018
Regularly eat more fruits and vegetables by making small changes to the meals you already enjoy.
Enjoying a lifetime of physical activity
Published on January 3, 2018
Consider the importance of sustainability when looking for physical activities that are right for you.
Michigan Farmers Market Association to celebrate 10 years with birthday parties across the state
Published on March 20, 2017
Celebrating 10 years of growth and achievement.
Worksite wellness for the win!
Published on April 26, 2016
Try implementing healthier habits in the work place then try those habits at home.
Education, vouchers and medical support offer three ways to impact chronic disease and obesity
Published on April 11, 2016
Sustained healthy changes will reduce risks and help those with conditions better manage them.
Preparing is key to eating healthy on a budget
Published on July 22, 2015
Preparing meals can help stretch your food dollars further.
Planning is key to eating healthy on a budget
Published on July 21, 2015
Planning healthy meals and snacks can help stretch your food dollars.