Food PreparationMajor Program


Total Hours




with Local Stakeholders.



of Multistate Efforts.


Total Number

of Volunteers Engaged.

Program Indicators

Number of individuals reporting improved knowledge, opinions, skills, or aspirations regarding the safe storage, handling, and preparation of food


Number of individuals who demonstrated safe handling and preparation of food


Number of individuals who report intention to cook more


Number of individuals who report preparing more healthy home cooked meals



Dinner for Two

According to the United States Census Bureau there are 18, 453 households in Floyd County, KY with an average of 2.42 persons living in the each household. According to the Youth Risk Behavior Surveillance Kentucky is below the national average of fruit and vegetable consumption among youth. The Center for Disease Control states that adults in Kentucky are also below average of the national fruit and vegetable consumption.The Floyd County Family & Consumer Sciences Advisory Council suggested the...

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Dinner for Two

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