Ashley White, Agent for Family and Consumer Sciences at the UK Extension Office, was in studio Wednesday morning for WPKY’s weekly Extension Program.

Ashley first reminded listeners about the upcoming Laugh & Learn Preschool Playdate on Friday, June 8th, from 9:30 to 11AM at the Extension Office located on Highway 62 West in Princeton. Participants will have a fun-filled morning of activities that will teach math skills, language skills, science, sharing, colors, shapes, letters, numbers, fine and gross motor skills, and more! Activities are geared for those five and under with a parent or guardian. A healthy snack will also be provided. The event is free but you must register by Thursday, June 7th, by calling the Extension Office at 270-365-2787.

Ashley then told listeners that the next Recipe Review will be held on Tuesday, June 19th, from 11:30AM to 12:30PM at the Extension Office. The recipes will be broccoli salad and blueberry cream cheese pound cake. The tasting is free, open to the public, and a come and go event. For more information or to register please call the Extension Office.

Ashley then revealed a new program coming to the Extension Office, “Cooking with Kids,” which will be held on Tuesday, June 26th at 5PM at the Extension Office. Participants will learn how to involve children in the food preparation process and will prepare delicious, nutritious meals and snacks. The event is free and open to all to bring their families, there is no age limit. For more information or to register please call the Extension Office by June 22nd.

Ashley also mentioned the upcoming “Cooking with Joni” on Thursday, June 28th at 11:30AM at the Extension Office. Participants will learn how to cook quick and easy meals, learn how to save money on groceries, and will receive free kitchen tools and recipe cards. The workshop is free and open to the public but you must register by June 27th and can do so by calling the Extension Office at 270-365-2787.

There will also be a Hands On Nutrition Workshop on Monday, July 2nd at 5:30PM at the Extension Office where participants will learn to cook quick and affordable meals, learn to save money on groceries, will receive free kitchen tools and recipe cards, and will participate in hands-on cooking demonstrations. The workshop is free and open to the public but they ask that you call and register by June 29th.

For more information or to register for any of these events call the Extension Office at 270-365-2787.

You can catch the full interview with Ashley White below.

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