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  • AgriLife Extension in Travis County seeking new Master Wellness volunteers
    Oct 21AgriLife Extension in Travis County seeking new Master Wellness volunteers

    AUSTIN — The Master Wellness Volunteer program for Travis County is looking for volunteers to participate in its community health and wellness outreach efforts, said the local program coordinator, Leticia Neal. “The Master Wellness Volunteer program is an initiative of the Texas A&M AgriLife Extension Service,” said Sonia Coyle, the agency’s family and consumer sciences […]

  • Food manager certification training to be held Oct. 29 in San Antonio
    Oct 21Food manager certification training to be held Oct. 29 in San Antonio

    SAN ANTONIO – The Texas A&M AgriLife Extension Service for Bexar County will offer its next food manager certification training course Oct. 29 at the AgriLife Extension office in Suite 208 of the Conroy Square complex, 3355 Cherry Ridge Drive in San Antonio. The course will be from 8:30 a.m.-5 p.m., with a certification exam […]

  • 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. The school was part of the Texas A&M AgriLife Extension Service’s statewide effort to promote at-home family dining through providing easy, healthful, […]

  • 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 […]