Nebraska Extension in Douglas-Sarpy Counties

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Seasonal and simple is a guide to help you select, store and prepare fresh fruits and vegetables. The recipes use simple preparations and seasonings, so you can taste the goodness of a fruit or vegetable at the peak of its flavor.

We are currently not taking walk-in clients, but you may still drop off samples to be assessed by our Tree, Lawn, Garden, & Insect experts!

Due to current recommendations to reduce the spread of COVID-19, Nebraska Extension in Douglas-Sarpy Counties is currently not open to the public. As a result, we are not taking walk-in clients at this time. Clients may still contact Extension staff with questions at 402-444-7804 or douglas-sarpy@unl.edu.

As caring adults in young children’s lives we play a major role in setting the stage for lifelong learning, discovery and success. Nebraska Extension is committed to providing science-based strategies to help you support the holistic development of the young child in your care.

Extension is committed to helping Nebraskans know more about creating resource- and energy-efficient rural and urban landscapes, protecting and managing water resources, properly managing insect and wildlife pests, and more.

The Food, Nutrition and Health program is focused on improving nutrition, physical activity, and food safety outcomes for Nebraskans. Using an evidence-based curriculum, nutrition staff teach the community how to support healthy food and lifestyle choices within their budget.

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