With the right tools and instruction, home food preservation can help you safely enjoy the fruits of your labor all year long. WVU Extension Service’s food preservation experts are ready to deliver right to you at home the knowledge and skills you need to start canning, freezing and drying your own foods.
Interest in better health and nutrition is growing. As West Virginians continue to battle chronic disease in the state, WVU Extension Service is bringing education and resources to address one of those chronic illnesses.
MORGANTOWN, W.Va. – No one appreciates skilled, talented workers more than Mark Bowe. When the WVU alumnus and host of Barnwood Builders learned about a new WVU degree program available to apprentices, he seized the opportunity to work with them on a project at WVU Jackson’s Mill. Barnwood Builders follows Bowe and a group of fun-loving West Virginians who salvage antique log cabins and barns. The show celebrates the hard work and craftsmanship that built our nation. So it was a natural fit.
WVU Extension encourages West Virginians to increase financial literacy during Virtual Money Smart Week
Research shows that money is one of people’s biggest stressors. However, according to West Virginia University Extension Service ’s Financial Literacy Education Team, if you learn how to manage your money and make confident financial decisions, you’re more likely to feel secure and satisfied in life.
WVU Extension Service’s Community Educational Outreach Service volunteers are part of the fabric of West Virginia communities. Each year they provide thousands of volunteer service hours, as well coordinates educational opportunities to improve lives throughout the state. The group is extending its service by offering free educational courses to the public as part of its “Patchwork of Proud People” spring conference. The conference, which will be held virtually, runs April 19-23.