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  • Dinner Tonight! cooking school gives recipe for healthier family mealtime
    Oct 09Dinner Tonight! cooking school gives recipe for healthier family mealtime

    SAN ANTONIO — More than 200 people recently attended the Dinner Tonight! Healthy Cooking School at the San Antonio Garden Center to learn how to prepare quick, healthful and economical meals at home. VIDEO: Dinner Tonight! Healthy Cooking School — 2014 San Antonio The school was part of the Texas A&M AgriLife Extension Service’s statewide […]

  • Cottage food program slated for Oct. 14 in San Antonio
    Oct 08Cottage food program slated for Oct. 14 in San Antonio

    SAN ANTONIO – Those interested in starting their own cottage food business should attend the “Cooking Up a Cottage Food Business” program from 9-11 a.m. Oct 14, said the Texas A&M AgriLife Extension Service family and consumer sciences agent for Bexar County. Dr. Connie Sheppard said the program, which includes a food handlers course for […]

  • Texas A&M awarded grant to help reduce chronic diseases, promote healthier lifestyles
    Oct 07Texas A&M awarded grant to help reduce chronic diseases, promote healthier lifestyles

    First-year funding will go mainly to program efforts in South Texas COLLEGE STATION – The Texas A&M AgriLife Extension Service has been awarded a “Programs to Reduce Obesity in High-Obesity Areas” grant to support national efforts by the U.S. Department of Health and Human Services to reduce chronic diseases, promote healthier lifestyles, reduce health disparities […]

  • AgriLife Extension offers healthy cooking school Oct. 21 in Amarillo
    Oct 06AgriLife Extension offers healthy cooking school Oct. 21 in Amarillo

    Dinner Tonight! program headlined by Chef Chad Lardie Writer: Kay Ledbetter, 806-677-5608, skledbetter@ag.tamu.edu Contact: Amy Wagner, 806-373-0713, aewagner@ag.tamu.edu AMARILLO – A Dinner Tonight! Healthy Cooking School, presented by the Texas A&M AgriLife Extension Service and Prairie View Cooperative Extension, will be held Oct. 21 at Amarillo College’s Business and Industry Center, 1314 S. Polk St., […]

  • Backyard Basics programs on herbs, aquaponics, cheeses offered in October
    Oct 01Backyard Basics programs on herbs, aquaponics, cheeses offered in October

    SAN ANTONIO – Three Backyard Basics programs of the Texas A&M AgriLife Extension Service – two in San Antonio and one in New Braunfels — will be held in October, said program coordinators. The two San Antonio programs will be held at the AgriLife Extension office for Bexar County, located in Suite 208 of the […]