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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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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

Useful Links

See below for useful links that contain information you can trust about Nutrition | Health | Safety.

Food Safety |Human Nutrition |Emergency Response
| Physical Activity |Recipe Box |Food Allergies |
| Food Assistance/Resources | Food Business |Food Preservation
|Food Science |Aging Safely at Home |Health Reform|
|Human Health Pests |

Food Safety

Food Safety and COVID-19
Food Safety Outdoors
Food Safety and Inspection Service
K-State Research and Extension Food Safety
USDA Food Safety and Inspection Service
Gateway to Government Food Safety Information
Fight Bac! - Partnership for Food Safety Education
Food Thermometer Basics
Still Tasty - Your Ultimate Shelf Life Guide
Refrigerated Food and Power Outages
Is it done yet? - Safe Cooking Temperatures

This image shows the safe cooking temperature for different types of food.

Human Nutrition

Extension Food, Nutrition, Dietetics and Health
Kids A Cookin
Academy of Nutrition and Dietetics
Healthy Choices When Eating Out
Healthy Dining Finder
Nutrition Labeling at Fast-Food and Other Chain Restaurants
American Heart Association Tips for Eating Out
CDC - Nutrition For Everyone
Health Finder - Live Well Learn How
Nutritive Value of Food
Cooking Basics: Measuring Tools
Tips for Baking with a Bread Machine

Emergency Response

Kansas State University Rapid Response Center
Tips from the Rapid Response Center

Physical Activity

Basic Tips For Walking
Physical Activity and Fitness For Everyone 

Recipe Box

Healthful Whole Grains
Cook It Quick!, University of Nebraska Cooperative Extension
Recipe Central, University of Nebraska Cooperative Extension
Kansas Wheat Commission
Home Baking Association
Wheat Food Council
Recipes for Better Health

Food Allergies

The Food Allergy and Anaphylaxis Network
Recipes for Better Health

Food Assistance/Resources

Local Resources

Douglas County Food Resource List

Harvesters Food Drive-thru Calander

Harvesters KC Cooking YouTube Videos

Food Business

Starting Your Business

Food Preservation

Canning Products
Home Canning
Preserve Foods Safely
Preserve It Fresh, Preserve It Safe Newsletter

Pre-Sterilizing Jars Before Canning

Food Science

KSU Food Science Institute

Aging Safely at Home

Tips for Aging Safely at Home
Simple Modifications for Aging in Place
Adult Development and Aging

Health Reform

Issues in Health Reform

Human Health Pests

Human Health Pests/Insects