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Berkeley-Jefferson Family & Community Development

Browse all food and health news from the WVU Extension Service.


Teen Cuisine 

Family Nutrition Program Teen Cuisine participant stirs a colorful mixture of vegetables in a fry pan
Our Nutrition Outreach Instructor, Karin Kozlowski, recently wrapped up a 5 week Teen Cuisine class in partnership with the Boys and Girls Club of the Eastern Panhandle. Participants learned valuable cooking skills, got tips on how to shop wisely and how to prepare healthy foods.

Family Nutrition Program
The Family Nutrition Program includes nutrition, food, and physical activity projects designed to help limited resource families improve their health. FNP targets risk 
factors associated with obesity, cardiovascular disease, diabetes, hypertension and other chronic diseases.

Family Nutrition Program

Community Educational Outreach Service

Through volunteer service, continuing education, and leadership development, CEOS members have helped to strengthen individuals, families and communities in West Virginia since 1914. Over the past decade, West Virginia CEOS members performed more than 5.6 million hours of service for communities in need.

Berkeley Community Education and Outreach Service

Food Preservation

food preservation

We want you to preserve the bounty of the season and we want you to do it safely! For complete information on food preservation processes, learn about local food preservation workshops and/or visit the National Center for Home Food Preservation.

Food Preservation

Visit the WVU Extension Service Food and Health website for additional topics, information and resources.