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Get Your Money’s Worth in Food

August 20, 2014

By Sherry Gray – Extension Instructor Nutrition Educator, EFNEP Supervisor Foods & Nutrition In many urban and very rural communities, there are fewer supermarket choices making it even more difficult to buy nutritious foods at affordable prices. Food prices have been going up dramatically over the past few years, making it hard for anyone to […]

10 Tips for the August Gardener

August 18, 2014

1.      Fertilize container plantings. 2.      Pick summer squash and zucchini every day or two to keep the plants in production. 3.      Pick up and destroy any fallen summer fruits/vegetables to reduce pests and disease for next year. 4.      Continue to stake tomatoes and allow them to ripen on the plants for the best flavor. The […]

People Empowering People in Enfield

August 15, 2014

UConn Extension‘s People Empowering People (PEP) program had a Community Conversation project where we talked about how to help the Hispanic community in Enfield. In the other pictures, we were helping Latino parents and kids how to read books in Spanish, the District III Mayor Scott R. Kaupin from Enfield CT was there, also David […]

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