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Douglas County

K-State Research and Extension Douglas County 
2110 Harper Street
Lawrence KS 66046

Hours: 8 am - 5 pm
Monday - Friday



Bus Routes to Our Office

Bus Route Options: Route 1 & 5

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Public Statement of Equity and Justice (pdf)

Extension Strategic Plan

Our 2023-2025 Strategic Plan for making K-State Research & Extension Douglas County grow and thrive with and for the community is here! Click below to learn more!

2023 - 2025 Strategic Plan of K-State Research & Extension Douglas County

Nutrition, Health, Safety: News & Events

Kansans increasingly seek information about their food and nutrition needs, about how to prepare easy and nutritious meals, and about physical activity. We are commited to helping Kansans eat more healthfully and increase physical activity can improve their quality of life now and in the future and reduce healthcare costs.  See below  our most recent News and Events across the programs we provide and support! 

Living WellMaster Food Volunteers SNAP-Ed Highlights You Asked It!  

We have updated our Douglas County Food Resources in English and Spanish! See QR Codes & links below! 

Share these Links: Douglas County Food Resources |Recursos de comida del Condado Douglas

 Douglas County Walk Kansas Page

Community Health and Wellness Highlight

Men's Health Tip: Arthritis Managment 
K-State is back with more information you can trust. Read this article about the "...four most common types of arthritis in men" that can be helpful to you or a loved one! Go to https://bit.ly/3qQATWK or scan the QR code for the full article. 
Backdrop of Man on phone sitting outside on a laptop. Text: Men's Health Tip, Arthritis Management, K-State Research and Extension Douglas County, Scan Me QR Code, Community Health and Wellness Highlight, Photo by Andrea Piacquadio

Living Well

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Master Food Volunteers

Picture of our 2023 Extension Master Food Volunteers Graduates

SNAP-Ed Highlights

Our SNAP-Ed Nutrition Educators are hard at work educating program participants in;

- Healthy Eating

- Grocery Shopping Budgeting

- Nutrition Label Education

- Basic Cooking Techniques & More! 


Create Better Health Program Higlight

Create Better Health highlight! Our SNAP-Ed team has just wrapped up another Create Better Health series at EKAN. This series aims to educate participants in basic cooking skills (discuss its concepts) and practice new habits that will help them take control of their nutrition and health.

Create Better health PRogram Picture Highlight. Participants posing with completion certificates.

Teen Cuisine Highlight

Teen Cuisine is designed to teach youth from grades 6-12 important life skills to promote optimal health- both in the present and in the future. The curriculum addresses key concepts about nutrition, food preparation, cooking, food safety, and physical activity. Using games, and hands on activities during the lessons, it enhances the learning and behavior change among teens. 

Teen Cuisine at VanGo Program Highlight. Collage of students learning and SNAP-Ed Nutrition Educator finished  dishes.

Douglas County SNAP-Ed Page

WorkWell Douglas County

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WorkWell Douglas County Page 

You Asked It! 

Have you read it yet? This month's "You Asked It" issue is out! Read about the most asked questions concerning questions received, current food safety issues, or information based on the time of year! Click the You Asked It Newsletter for the full issue!

To read the full newsletter go to, the full article here, You Asked It September 2023, or by scanning the QR code. 

rapid response center september 2023 you asked it issue. screenshot of the article first page and link and qr code to reading the full newsletter.