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Recipes of the Month — Brownie Batter Hummus • Bison Pizza Topping

Extension Educator Alyssa Havlovic says, "You can try the recipes the Pius X students sampled as part of the Local and Indigenous Foods Training (LIFT) program." See recipe in the NEBLINE e-newsletter.

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Successful Farmer Series

Sessions will be held on Thursdays, Nov. 30, Dec. 7 and Jan. 4 at the Nebraska Extension in Lancaster County conference rooms. Each session will also be livestreamed. Details and registration link.

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Extension Master Gardener Volunteers – Now Accepting Applications for 2024 Program

"Master Gardener volunteers answer questions at community events or those emailed/phoned-in to the Extension Office, diagnose plant samples and help maintain community gardens," says Extension Educator Sarah Browning. Read more in Horticulture News.

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Problematic Frozen Pipes Can be Prevented With Routine, Pre-Winter Maintenance

Extension Associate Becky Schuerman says, "Winter is on its way which means it is time to assess and insulate the pipes in your home’s crawl spaces and attic." Read more in the NEBLINE e-newsletter.

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Be Part of Something Big! Join 4-H!

4-H — America’s largest youth development organization — is a community of youth learning in partnership with caring adults! The Nebraska Extension 4-H youth development program is open to all youth ages 5–18. Adults — help youth grow by volunteering! Learn more about joining 4-H!

Monthly Heart of 4-H Award Winner

Anna Kelley is November Heart of 4-H Volunteer

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Lancaster County 4-H is proud to announce Anna Kelley as winner of the November “Heart of 4-H Award” in recognition of outstanding volunteer service. Read about her contributions to 4-H!

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Meet One of Your Local Extension Experts

Courtney Eitzmann, Extension Assistant

Nutrition Education Program for Lancaster County

Courtney holds a Bachelor of Science Degree in Nutrition and Dietetics, and will graduate with her Master of Applied Science in Community Development in December. She is funded by SNAP-Ed and EFNEP, which are two grant sources that focus on reaching limited resource populations in our community through direct education programs and Policy, Systems and Environmental (PSE) approaches. Courtney enjoys building relationships with community partners and participants in her programs in order to build a healthy community.

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