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.
FARMERS MARKET TOURSThe Farmers Market is a great place to shop for healthy, fresh foods and support your local farmers! Come & explore the Farmers Market with The Big Garden, Whispering Roots, and Nebraska Extension.
New Phone SystemWe are excited about a new phone system in our office! Our number remains the same - 402-444-7804.
As always, call us or feel free to e-mail us!
Request a SpeakerMany of our staff are available as speakers on a variety of topics from lawn care to professional development. Consider Extension when planning the next presentation for your club, organization or association.
The Learning Child Daycare GardensThe Learning Child and several area daycare centers enrich their children's experience of the natural world through caring for gardens.
Attend a ServSafe Class
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.
4-H empowers youth, ages 5-18, to reach their full potential working and learning in partnership with caring adults. 4-H is education for life that uses a learn-by-doing approach. In Nebraska, 4-H is present in ALL 93 counties across the state.
John Porter, Urban Agriculture Program Coordinator, receives the Communications Award from the National Assocociation of County Agricultural Agents (NACAA) for the GROBigRed blog on behalf of the Douglas-Sarpy Community Environment Team.