Reflecting On National Ag Day

As I enjoyed National Ag Day on March 22nd, I myself realized I do not appreciate and recognize all the steps my food went through before consuming. I was just plopping my fruits, yogurt, and spinach into my blender to pulverize my morning smoothie without a second thought. As we just celebrate National Ag Week,…

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Celebrate A World Of Flavors

March is National Nutrition Month and this year’s theme is Celebrate a World of Flavors. Celebrating flavors from cultures around the world is a tasty way to nourish ourselves and appreciate our diversity. We are all unique with different bodies, goals, backgrounds and tastes! Enjoying different flavors of the world is a chance to learn…

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Community Movie Night – Featuring “Encanto”

Looking for a fun, relaxing evening with the family? Has it been awhile since you have enjoyed a good movie? Then join us for a community-wide movie night! In partnership with our local Kiwanis group, we will be hosting a movie night on Friday, March 18th at 7:00 pm in the 4-H Building at the…

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New Agriculture and Natural Resources Educator

Hello! I am Tricia Herr, and I am the new Agriculture and Natural Resources Extension Educator for Montgomery County. A little about myself: I was born and raised in Noble County, Indiana and grew up on a small farm raising steers, dairy heifers, and hogs for my 4-H projects. I spent much of my childhood…

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Healthy Living In 4-H And At Home

One of the four “H’s” that we celebrate in 4-H is healthy living. According to National 4-H, the 4-H program “empowers youth to be healthy – body and mind – with the skills to make healthy decisions and lead healthy lifestyles”. In the midst of a global pandemic and the stresses of every day life,…

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4-H Teen Leadership Team helps future leaders

The Paper of Montgomery County

In the month of November, the Montgomery County 4-H Teen Leadership team had the opportunity to be a part of the “Running for Office” program. This program was provided through partnerships with the Purdue Extension office, local Democratic and Republican party chairs, and the League of Women Voters. “Running for Office” was an opportunity for…

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Eating healthy for the holidays

The Paper of Montgomery County

Tis the season to be bombarded with healthy-living and food guilt, while at the same time having break rooms full of sweet Christmas treats. This time of year can add a lot of stress, especially when we are trying to make good decisions for our health yet enjoy the once-a-year cheer that comes with the…

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