Purdue Cooperative Extension Service
LAKE STATION | The Family Nutrition adviser from Purdue Cooperative Extension Service discusses a variety of food and nutrition topics from 11 a.m. to 1:30 p.m. Friday at the Lake Station/New Chicago branch of the Lake County Public Library, 2007 Central Ave.
CROWN POINT | Community Rain, Hail and Snow Network (CoCoRaHS) is a grassroots volunteer network of backyard weather observers of all ages and backgrounds working together to measure and map precipitation (rain, hail and snow) in their local communities.
CROWN POINT | Purdue Cooperative Extension Service's Lake County Master Gardener Help Line is in operation again for the gardening season, through Sept. 28, by calling (219) 755-3240. Master Gardeners staff the desk at the Purdue Cooperative Extension Service Office, 880 E. 99th Ct., Suite A…
CROWN POINT | Nancy Smith, Crown Point, was recently named the 2012 Lucile Smith Scholarship winner by the Lake County Extension Homemakers.
EAST CHICAGO | While Indiana voters went to the polls Tuesday in the primary election, members of A Better Place 4-H Club recently chose club officers in their own election.
CROWN POINT | Class members prepared jams and jellies through an intensive Home Food Preservation course taught recently by Extension educator Corinne Powell at the Purdue Cooperative Extension Service office.
GARY | Members of the TBLA Eagles 4-H Club found out the sky is no limit last week as they launched their own model rockets. With help from Henry Skinner, calculus teacher at Thea Bowman High School, the 4-H members spent several weeks building their own rockets and preparing for the launch.…
CROWN POINT | Lake County Mini 4-H members enjoyed a Cabin Fever Party on Feb. 18 at the Purdue University Cooperative Extension Service offices. Mini 4-H Superintendent Kris Reed organized crafts, games, and snacks for the children, with assistance from the 4-H Junior Leaders, 4-H volunteer…
CROWN POINT | With the significant popularity of farmers markets, more and more people are looking to produce and sell their own specialty products.
CROWN POINT | A five-part series of Home Food Preservation classes are being offered by the Purdue Cooperative Extension Service to individuals interested in learning current food preservation techniques and to help them preserve food safely.
CROWN POINT | Lake County Master Gardeners Association recently elected a new board of directors: President Sharon Taylor-Raduchel, Vice-President Bill Tobin, Secretary Eileen Truby, Treasurer Judy Kopchik, Sandy Evans, Sheree Japchinski, Peter Kesheimer, Kathy Kick, Julia Laumeyer, Linda Le…
CROWN POINT | The Benefit Bank is an online self-service income enhancement program that helps moderate to lower income families in securing benefits.
CROWN POINT | Lake County Extension Homemakers Association is accepting applications for the Lucile Smith Memorial Scholarship that is offered annually.
SCHERERVILLE | Purdue University and University of Illinois cooperative extension services will sponsor the Illiana Vegetable Growers' School from 8 a.m. to 4 p.m. Jan. 5 at Teibel's Restaurant, U.S. 41 and 30. The program will be of special interest to vegetable farmers, including market ga…
EAST CHICAGO | Young people at the Roberto Clemente Center have an opportunity for hands-on learning about science, engineering, and technology as their after-school 4-H club explores topics ranging from food science to robotics.
CROWN POINT | A boiling water canning class on canning applesauce and apple pie filling is being offered by the Purdue Cooperative Extension Service to individuals interested in learning food preservation techniques and to help them preserve apples safely.
CROWN POINT | A Boiling Water Canning class on canning tomatoes and tomato juice is being offered by the Purdue Cooperative Extension Service to individuals interested in learning food preservation techniques and to help them preserve tomatoes safely.
Jan Webber, left, of Hobart, presents the Lucile Smith Memorial Scholarship sponsored by the Lake County Extension Homemakers Association to Melissa Cappo, of Munster, who is majoring in nuclear medicine technology at Ferris State University in Big Rapids, Mich. Webber coordinates the schola…
CROWN POINT | Participants of Corinne E. Powell's Home Food Preservation course are meeting weekly and learning up to date methods for freezing, boiling water canning, pressure canning, dehydrating, pickling and making jams and jellies.
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