Adult Nutrition Education

Seasonal and Simple APP

Learn more about the Seasonal and Simple APP.

The Seasonal and Simple app allows you to:
View a vast selection of fresh fruits and vegetables, produce information, recipes and an easy-to-read chart that shows when vegetables are in season. A comprehensive list of Nebraska Farmers Markets will lead you to locally grown produce anywhere in the state!

Healthy Neighborhood Stores

Learn more about Healthy Neighborhood Stores.

Nebraska Extension teaming with Omaha area groceries to promote and provide guidance on introducing healthy and fresh foods into the diet. Learn how to select and prepare these delicious and nutritious foods at various demonstration events located right inside your local store.

  • Afoma Corner Store: 5522 S. 30 St., Omaha
  • Cubby’s: CW Hadan Dr., Bennington
  • J-N-D Grocery: 6341 N. 24 St., Omaha
  • T & A Grocery Store: 3247 N. 42 St., Omaha
  • Las Nena’s: 4901 S. 24 St., Omaha
  • KNJ Grocery, 3301 California St., Omaha
  • Phil’s Foodway: 3030 Ames Ave., Omaha
  • Selena’s Market: 3228 California St., Omaha

Link to upcoming demonstrations via the calendar - Find upcoming demonstration dates on our online MayJune, and July calendars.

Customized Classes

Customized classes are available for any type of large or small group (minimum of 10) seeking education for better living. The training can be held at the Douglas-Sarpy Counties Extension office or at another location of your choice.

Examples of some of the training topics you can chose from, or request to have modified to fit the specific needs of your group, is listed below.

Cooking for One or Two

Learn simple strategies to easily prepare food at home for one or two.

Cooking with Herbs

You’ve grown them—now learn simple ways to jazz up your meals and preserve them.

Gardening with Children

Learn how gardening with children can get them to consume more produce!

Cooking with CSA Produce

Ever wondered what to do with produce that is in season?  This class will offer simple tips and food preservation methods.

GAP training for Urban Gardeners

Learn how to garden safely, from seed to consumption.

The Garden Grocery

Farmer’s Markets are a time honored way of linking food producers with consumers. Points highlighted in this presentation include food safety, food selection and friendly advice so that you can get the most from your Farmer’s Market.

Jar O’ Food

Are you interested in a one-time class to learn the basics of home food preservation? If so, Nancy Urbanec, offers classes on a variety of topics for the general public.

Waste Not Want Not

The average American family throws out $1,600 worth of food a year. Learn a variety of ways you can implement small changes that can make a big difference in the amount of food you throw out each year.

Recipe Makeover

If you are trying to alter your recipes for better health this program will get you started. Learn the ‘how’s’ and ‘whys’ of substitutions so that you can turn your family favorites into healthier options.

Program fees vary depending on the topic and supply needs, but typically range between $50 and $75 per hour.

Please feel free to contact Nancy Urbanec with any additional questions at (402) 444-7804, nurbanec1@unl.edu, or complete the form below if you are interested in more information.