Nutrition and Health Information


School is back in session for most of us and the Missouri Families has this to share   

24 tips for packing a healthy, affordable lunch


FSMA Produce Safety Grower Training

October 29th in Lamar, MO



We hope that everyone is having an abundant year in the garden. Whether you've been preserving for
years or just starting out in making the most of your harvest. The UM Family Nutrition Education
Programs is offering an online class in Food Preservation.

Food Preservation Online Class





Tips on preparing healthy meals for your family:

Studies suggest when students eat healthy they will learn more, have fewer absences from school, and be better behaved.

Good nutrition allows children to show up to school ready to learn. Help your student be their best this school year. 

Back to School Nutrition

Breakfast is essential for school success


Try these quick and healthy recipes:

Make Ahead Breakfast Burritos

Peanut Butter Berry Overnight Oats

Peanut Butter Balls

Pizza Roll-Ups


For More Information Contact

Pettis County Extension Office



FNEP Logo Family Nutrition Education Program

Eat Well, Be Well With Diabetes

Health Insurance Education Initiative

Stay Strong, Stay Healthy

Taking Care of You

Chronic Disease Self-Management