Healthy Trick or Treating

Written by Joyce Reich, SNAP-Ed Extension Associate “Lions and tigers and bears…oh my!”  Halloween is a time of scary fun and sweet treats.  While we are not exactly sure when or where the tradition of dressing in costumes and knocking door-to-door for treats began, it has been an American custom for years. Traditionally, Halloween trick… Continue reading Healthy Trick or Treating

What is a chili pepper? My Cultural Experience with Red Chili Peppers

Written by Nicole Busboom, EFNEP Extension Assistant This February, my family traveled to Thailand and experienced Asian cuisine. This was such a rewarding cultural learning experience for me. I definitely didn’t know what to expect regarding the food culture.  We soon realized that a lot of the food was fresh, locally grown and was very… Continue reading What is a chili pepper? My Cultural Experience with Red Chili Peppers