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Meadowlark District

Health and Nutrition

What is Health and Nutrition?

K-State Research and Extension is a leader in providing research-based information and education for creating strong, healthy Kansas communities. We strive to improve family relationships, develop consumer and financial management skills, and help Kansans balance the demands of work, family, and community.

Looking for a program for your organization or civic group contact Cindy Williams at 785-863-2212 for programs available. Cindy is the Food, Nutrition, Health & Safety, Agent for the Meadowlark District, her main office is located in Oskaloosa.

Programs available include: Know your Credit, Food Allergies, Age Sense, Reverse Mortgages, Safe Food Preservation, and many others.

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Preserve It Fresh, Preserve It Safe Newsletters
Simply Tasteful Food Ideas

Simply Tasteful Food Ideas & Food Preservation

Informational Videos

4-H Food Preservation

Pressure Canning
Altitude Chart for Surrounding Counties of District
Canner Testing

Pressure Canner

Now is the time to get dial gauges tested on pressure canners. 

Our 3 extension offices have the Presto Gauge Testing Unit. This can test pressure gauges on the brands of Presto, National, Maid of Honor, and Magic Seal.  Note: This testing unit cannot test All American pressure gauges.

We offer this service for FREE.  Just take your lid into your local Extension office.

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Cindy Williams

Cindy Williams

District Agent
Food, Nutrition, Health & Safety
Oskaloosa Office
100 E Washington
Oskaloosa, KS 66066
Phone: 785-863-2212


Teresa Hatfield

Teresa Hatfield

District Agent - Family & Community Wellness
Holton Office
114 W 5th St.
Holton, KS 66436
Phone: 785-364-4125