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Jessica LaRosa: 4-H Alumni Spotlight

November 22, 2017

  The UConn 4-H program fostered a passion for animals in Jessica LaRosa of East Windsor. While in 4-H, Jessica discovered she loved teaching the public and others about agriculture. “My passion for both animals and teaching other about agriculture is what led me to find my major at UConn,” Jessica says. Jessica joined the […]

Handling Food Leftovers

November 20, 2017

So, you know how to cook a turkey until it is safe to eat; but what about handling the leftovers? By Diane Wright Hirsch, MPH Senior Extension Educator/Food Safety   Even though many Americans are eating more meals out of the home and some are turning to “meal kits” to make it pretty painless to cook […]

The First HardCORE CT Apple Challenge

November 17, 2017

The First HardCORE CT Apple Challenge with Put Local On Your Tray! October is special for a few reasons. Everyone is getting back in the swing of things at school, the foliage outstanding, and the many varieties of delicious crisp apples are ripening atop trees in orchards across the state. The combination makes a perfect […]


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