Asparagus is Awesome!

Eating more fruits and vegetables and being active can help your child do better in school. Use Harvest of the Month tips to help your family learn and asparaguspractice lifelong healthy habits.

Produce tips:
• Look for firm, bright green spears with tightly closed tips. Avoid limp asparagus or spears.
• Stand stems up in one container with about one inch of water. Cover loosely with plastic bag. Store in refrigerator until ready to use.

Healthy serving ideas:
• Bake, grill, boil, steam, microwave, or stir-fry asparagus spears.
• Dip raw or lightly cooked asparagus spears in low-fat dressing.
• Stir-fry chopped asparagus, sliced bell pepper, sliced onions, and strips of chicken. Serve with brown rice.
• Help your child find a healthy recipe with asparagus. Cook it together.

Turkey dinner

All Cooperative Extension offices will be closed on Thursday, November 26, Thanksgiving Day and Friday, November 27, Family Day. Offices will reopen on Monday, November 30.

Photo of team wearing required aprons for that hole.

Team members John, George and Cynthia wear aprons that they had to golf in on that hole in the 2014 tournament!

The fifth annual Chefs for Kids charity golf tournament will be held at Painted Desert Golf Course on Sunday, October 11. There is a shotgun start at 7:00 a.m.

Cooperative Extension’s Chefs for Kids program is a joint effort of the American Culinary Federation Chefs of Las Vegas and Cooperative Extension. Chefs for Kids, Inc. is a 501(c)3 organization, committed to eliminating malnutrition and hunger in children through education and awareness.

The tournament is being sponsored by the BrownBlankfeld Group. Once again, Findlay Honda has offered a new car for a hole in one. If you would like more information, please visit the website.