Enriching Lives
April 8, 2017
Food Tossed is Money Lost
Barbara Ames
Nutrition, Health & Food Safety
What is going into your trash?  Per the United States Department
of Agriculture, USDA, about 40 percent of the United
States food supply (1,500 calories/person/day) goes uneaten. Discarded food in homes and food service accounts for 60 percent of this total food loss and is mostly avoidable.  The remaining portion is lost or wasted during food production. 
Saving for Summer Vacation
Kylie Ludwig
Family Resource Management 
A great way to spend a vacation or a road trip is traveling around the country to see new and exciting places. Whether it is following a sports team or visiting friends, the possibilities are endless. Read on to learn steps to ensure a successful trip with your family or friends on a budget.
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You're Invited!

April 18, 2017

Aging With Attitude
April 28

Classes Start May 3, 2017

Frontenac, KS  

Walk Kansas 
Poker Walk
Thursday, May 4, 2017
Forest Park  -  6:07 pm - 8:12 pm
Parsons, Kansas 
Compete for the winning hand while racking up walking minutes for Walk Kansas.  Watch for more details 
coming soon!

National Festival of Breads
Lots of baking has been taking place at the Wheat Innovation Center to select the top finalists for the 2017 National Festival of Breads! Mark your calendar  now for J une 17, 2017 to come and enjo y the  festival in Manhattan, KS at the Hilton Garden Inn.

New this year is the Enrich Your Life 5K & 1 mile Fun Run. A portion of the event proceeds will be donated to the Flint Hills Breadbasket. 

Admission to the festival is free with a donation of a cann ed or nonperishable food item. These donations will also go to the Flint Hills Breadbasket. The tentative schedule and link to sign up for the 5K is at http://nationalfestivalofbreads.com/hints-and-happenings/2017/06/17/festivalschedule
Preserve it Fresh, Preserve it Safe
This newsletter is a bi-monthly publication of K-State Research and Extension and University of Missouri Extension to provide information on safe food preservation.
You Asked It!

This is a monthly newsletter published by K-State Research and Extension's Rapid Response Center with news articles based on questions received, current food safety issues, or information based on the time of the year.

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Barbara Ames

Nutrition, Health & Food Safety
Phone: 620-331-2690

Adult Development & Aging
Phone: 620-724-8233

Kylie Ludwig
Family Resource Management
Phone: 620-784-5337

Martha Murphy
Foods & Nutrition for
Limited Resource Families
Phone: 620-232-1930

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