Home, Family, Food and Communities
Health & Wellness
At USU, we know health matters to everyone! USU Extension in Davis County is committed to connecting our community to evidence-based information that can improve their quality of life.
Wellness Walks: Davis County Extension is offering a new program focused on sharing information about the latest health and wellness hot topics while getting in a little exercise! Join us June through October for monthly walks around the USU Botanical Center. For more information and monthly topic updates click here.
Health & Wellness Workshops: Davis County Extension Health & Wellness faculty can provide wellness workshops to organizations and partners within Davis County. A diverse list of lecture topics are below.- Living Balanced – A Healthy Approach to Beat Burnout - Stress Management - Healthy Eating Habits - Mindfulness & Mindful Eating - Intuitive Eating - Physical Activity & Active Living - Active Breaks at Work - Health at Every Size - Understanding Food Labels - Fed up with FAD Diets? - Meals Under Pressure (Instant Pot Demo) - Maintaining Wellness/Self-Care
To arrange a wellness presentation contact Extension Assistant Professor, Emma Parkhurst at (435) 919-1334.
Food & Nutrition
Food is an essential part of our day to day activities and with all of the buzz surrounding food, it can be a little confusing on how to navigate through. With the rise of obesity, diabetes, and many other nutrition health concerns, it is important to get the right information. Below are services, classes and programs offered at USU Extension - Davis County.
Pressure Gauge Testing: Davis County Extension offers pressure gauge testing for your canner. Call (435) 919-1321 to schedule an appointment. The cost is $2 per lid.
Food Preservation: Preserving food is a great way to lengthen the shelf life of foods. However, it is important to make sure that the equipment and recipes used are correct. Click here for tested recipes from USDA Guide to Home Canning.
Create Better Health: The Create Better Health education program aims to help low-income families have the tools needed to provide the most nutritious foods while maintaining a budget. View upcoming events for class schedule!
EFNEP: (Expanded Food and Nutrition Education Program)- Designed to assist limited resource audiences in acquiring the knowledge, skills, attitudes, and changed-behavior necessary for nutritionally sound diets, and to contribute to their personal development and the improvement of the total family diet and nutritional well-being.
Food Safety Manager's Certification: Do you need to take the Food Safety certification exam? USU Extension offers the exam at many locations. The cost is $80, which covers the study materials and exam.
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Last Revised: March 25, 2019