Need information about nutrition, food safety, meal planning, and shopping? have questions about food safety and preservation?

Food Safety & Nutrition

 

These are links to other programs and organizations you might find helpful with food safety and nutition.

  • Food Preservation - The Ohio State University College of Food, Agricultural, and Environmental Sciences. Easy access to fact sheets and bulletins on food preservation.
  • National Home Food Preservation - The National Center for Home Food Processing and Preservation was established with funding from the Cooperative State Research, Education and Extension Service (CSREES-USDA) in 2000 as a multi-institutional effort with The University of Georgia and Alabama A&M University as the primary institutions. Expert scientists in home food preservation from industry and eight other U.S. universities comprised an advisory committee for the Center.
  • Food Safety and Storage - The Ohio State University College of Food, Agricultural, and Environmental Sciences. Easy access to fact sheets and bulletins on food safety and storage.
  • A division of the National Institute of Health offers complete and dependable information in plain language about heart, lung, and blood diseases and sleep disorders. The Spanish-language link and information on the Dieases and Conditions Index (DCI).

Nutrition Classes

Extra nutrition classes are offered in the county on an as needed basis. 

ServSafe™

At this time ServSafe Level 2 Training is available online through our office

ServSafe™ Level 2 Training (Managers) will now be offered in Greene County! Taking the online course and passing the exam will provide a five year certification from the National Restaurant Association. Registering for the online training is easy-simply contact Melanie Hart, FCS Eductor at 937-372-9971, ext. 112 to complete the registration, schedule your exam date and begin the training. 

Supermarket Savvy

"Supermarket Savvy" is the fourth class of the five-week Money Management "Spending Smartly" program which helps individuals and families learn how to manage their money wisely. It is offered in Xenia. Topics include smart shopping tips, meal planning, and techniques to stretch your food budget. Call 937-372-9971 (ext.112) to register.