The goal of UTTC Land Grant Extension is to deliver relevant, research-based food, land, and agriculture education that has a positive impact on the health and well-being of all citizens.
|Nutrition - Nutrition professionals, including registered dieticians, offer classes, workshops, presentations on a variety of topics related to food and nutrition with an ultimate goal of optimal health and wellness.|
|Food Safety - Food safety experts provide hands-on cooking workshops, 1-day ServSafe© classes, and food handling certification to increase knowledge and awareness of food safety. Please contact us for class and workshop schedules.|
|Agroecology - Traditional gardening techniques are used and taught to enhance food sovereignty for all people. Agroecology staff create and maintain several gardens on campus all serving a variety of purposes; a kids garden is a teaching tool for elementary students, a community garden provides space for individuals and families to grow their own produce, a kitchen garden produces bushels of produce used in the Culinary Arts/Foodservice (link to degree page) Associates Degree Program, research plots to enhance growing and procurement of local indigenous foods, as well as a cafeteria garden to promote garden to table programs.|