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  • Dinner Tonight! gets cooking with quick, economical, healthful recipes
    Jul 23Dinner Tonight! gets cooking with quick, economical, healthful recipes

    AgriLife Extension healthy cooking school in San Antonio will offer fun and healthful food SAN ANTONIO — A Dinner Tonight! Healthy Cooking School will be presented from 6-8:30 p.m. Oct. 7 at the San Antonio Garden Center, 3310 N. New Braunfels, San Antonio. The school is being presented by the Texas A&M AgriLife Extension Service […]

  • Better Living for Texans program, others offer nutrition, food preparation classes
    Jul 22Better Living for Texans program, others offer nutrition, food preparation classes

    SAN ANTONIO – Low-income or limited-resource individuals and Supplemental Nutrition Assistance Program, or SNAP, recipients in Bexar County can schedule free nutrition and food preparation classes within their communities, said a representative of the Better Living for Texans program. Better Living for Texans is a free program of the Texas A&M AgriLife Extension Service, Texas […]

  • Urban food desert pilot project an ‘oasis’ for at-risk youth
    Jul 17Urban food desert pilot project an ‘oasis’ for at-risk youth

    AgriLife Extension-led project involves teens in horticulture, health, nutrition, more SAN ANTONIO – An urban food desert pilot project in the nation’s seventh-largest city is teaching young people how to create a food “oasis” in their community, while learning important life skills, said a Texas A&M AgriLife Extension Service expert. “An urban food desert is an […]

  • Leadership program donation targets improving level of living in rural Texas
    Jul 11Leadership program donation targets improving level of living in rural Texas

    COLLEGE STATION — Hard work and keen observation that steered a career from a school room in Hutto, Texas through several other nations has led a Texas A&M University alumnus to endow a program for developing rural leaders. “In any situation, you need to go see what is happening, ask why it happened and then […]

  • AgriLife Extension program helps Texans watch their ‘BAC’
    Jul 10AgriLife Extension program helps Texans watch their ‘BAC’

    Watch UR BAC program accepting requests for alcohol awareness presentations COLLEGE STATION – Due to a recently approved grant renewal, the Texas A&M AgriLife Extension Service’s Watch UR BAC program will be able to continue offering free alcohol awareness programs throughout the state, said program manager Bobbi Brooks, based in College Station. “With continued funding from […]