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Canning Tomatoes: There is a Right Way

September 01, 2014

By Diane Wright Hirsch, MPH, RD UConn Extension Educator – Food Safety   In the recent past, the tomato crop has not been so great, but thankfully, this year looks like a winner. The tomato plants in my garden are pulling the stakes over; they are so laden with fruit. Next year, it will be […]

Paid Survey Opportunity

August 29, 2014

Researchers at the UConn Department of Agricultural and Resource Economics are looking for participants to take part in a survey about consumer purchasing behavior regarding fruits, vegetables and plants. The survey will take around 15 minutes to complete and involves looking at pictures on a computer screen. Participants will receive $20 upon successful completion of […]

Teach Our Children PEP Graduation

August 29, 2014

The UConn Extension People Empowering People (PEP) program participants from Teach Our Children graduated on August 1st. Thirteen of the fifteen graduates were able to participate in the activities. One who recently arrived from China was unable to attend – she was in New York, and one parent from Sudan who has been in the country eight […]

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