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Food, Nutrition, & Health

Nourishing Boomers and Beyond

NDSU Extension has developed a program called Nourishing Boomers and Beyond to provide rural North Dakotans age 50 and older with information and strategies to reduce their risk of developing chronic diseases and living a healthier lifestyle. Check out Nourishing Boomers and Beyond for more information.

Prairie Fare Blog

visit the Prairie Fare Blog with Julie Garden-Robinson

Eating For a Healthier You

Do you want to know  how to eat healthier?  What are dietary guidelines?

Do you want some guidelines to a healthy diet?  You can find the answer to these questions and more at Choosemyplate.gov

Food Preservation

According to the publication FN-1427 "Food Preservation" the U. S. Department of Agriculture canning guidelines underwent a major overhaul in 1994, and in 2006 canning guidelines were reviewed and revised.  Follow only current research-tested canning recipes such as those from USDA/Extension or Ball.

Why Add Lemon Juice to Tomatoes and Salsa Before Canning?

Publication FN-1396 explains why pH is important when canning tomatoes.


The following publications may be helpful with home canning projects.

Home Canning Fruit and Fruit Products

Canning and Freezing Tomatoes and Making Salsa

Home Canning Low-Acid Vegetables

Making Pickled Products

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