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Wednesday, March 1, 2017

FD in the News

Here’s a monthly roundup of regional media coverage on the work of Family Development staff and partners.

Yes, prediabetes is real -- could you have it?
Crookston Times, Feb. 21, 2017

University of Minnesota Extension has partnered with Altru Clinic in Crookston to offer "I CAN Prevent Diabetes." SNAP-Ed Educator Megan Hruby, a certified lifestyle coach through the National Diabetes Prevention Program, partnered with Altru's Jami Mathews and Janelle Porter to teach the year-long class.


Spotlight: Bemidji Food Shelf Gardens
Notes from Northern Gardener, Feb. 7, 2017

In collaboration with the University of Minnesota Extension SNAP-Ed program, the Bemidji Community Food Shelf applied to be a part of the Minnesota State Horticulture Society Garden-in-a-Box program. The program uses the veggies in cooking classes taught by SNAP-Ed Educator Deb Dilley to demonstrate healthy eating and self-sufficiency.


One Vegetable One Community groundswell grows
Sleepy Eye Herald-Dispatch, Feb. 3, 2017

Over 50 people from around the region recently gathered in Thief River Falls (TRF) at the Evergreen Eating Emporium for a workshop focused on the One Vegetable One Community campaign. The workshop was provided by University of Minnesota Extension in partnership with staff from the Statewide Health Improvement Partnership and TRF Growing Forward.


Was your work highlighted recently by local media or were you quoted in story? Contact Michael Brott to share the news.

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