K-State Research and Extension is a short name for the Kansas Agricultural Experiment Station and Cooperative Extension Service. We are a partnership between Kansas State University and federal, state, and county government, with offices in every Kansas county.
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Walk with Ease is a community-based physical activity and education program developed by the Arthritis Foundation.
While walking is the central activity, Walk with Ease is a multi-component program that also includes health education, stretching and strengthening exercises, and motivational strategies.
This FREE 6-week program includes a guidebook with solutions for problems with being physically active.
*We will gather 3 times a week for 6 weeks, on Mondays, Wednesdays, Fridays from 10:30 - 11:30 am*
Want to downsize your kitchen or find useful kitchen tools and books?
Our Extension Master Food Volunteers are hosting another Kitchen Sale of lightly used kitchen-ware! We are accepting donations at the K-State Research and Extension Douglas County Office from March 27- April 25, 9 am - 4pm!
The Sale will be happening on April 27, 2024 from 10am - 2 pm! Proceeds will go towards our Extension Master Food Volunteer program that supports food-safety programs, food preservation, food publication education and more throughout the community!
Kaw Valley Farm Tour Coordinator
K-State Research and Extension Douglas County is hiring for the position of Kaw Valley Farm Tour Coordinator! Now in its 20th year, the Kaw Valley Farm Tour is an opportunity to visit local farms and learn about farm practices directly from the farmer. It is a self-guided tour through northeast Kansas to meet local farmers and visit local farms. Held the first full weekend in October each year, the tour continues to grow and offers learning opportunities for children and adults.
For more information or to apply see instructions here: Position Description
K-State Research and Extension is hiring two positions to support its role in the Heartland Regional Food Business Center (HRFBC). The HRFBC helps farm and food enterprises develop local and regional food businesses and markets with an emphasis on assisting historically underserved audiences. More information & to apply here.