Joni Phelps, EFNAP Agent at the UK Extension Office, was in studio for WPKY’s weekly Extension Program.

Joni reminded listeners that the next Laugh and Learn Pre-School Playdate will be on Friday, May 18th, from 9:30 to 11AM at the Extension Office located on Highway 62 West in Princeton. Children ages 5 and under, with parent or guardian accompaniment, will do fun activities that will teach them math, reading, science, shapes, fine and gross motor skills, and more. A healthy snack will also be served. The playdate is free and open to the public but those who wish to attend must register by tomorrow and can do so by calling the Extension Office at 270-365-2787.

Joni then mentioned that the next Homemaker Leader Lesson will be “Sweet Enough without the Sugar” on Tuesday, May 22nd at 3:30PM at the Extension Office. The class will explain how sugar and sweetened products can fit into a healthy eating plan and will also expose how much added sugar is in products we never expect it to be in. The class is free and open to all in the public, but you must register by calling the Extension Office by Monday, May 21st.

Joni also spoke about the upcoming Recipe Review on Tuesday, May 29th, from 11:30AM to 12:30PM at the Extension Office. They will have samples of Turkey Meatball Wraps and Very Berry Salsa and taste testing is free and open to all in the public. Register by May 25th by calling the Extension Office at 270-365-2787.

Joni then told listeners about the next Hands On Nutrition Workshop to be held on Monday, June 4th at 5:30PM at the Extension Office. Participants will learn how to make healthy food choices, learn about the importance of grains in a healthy diet, and of course, hands-on cooking. The workshop is free and open to all in the public, but you must register by June 1st, and can do so by calling the Extension Office.

For more information about any of the upcoming workshops or classes, or to register, you can call the Extension Office at 270-365-2787.

You can catch the full interview with Joni Phelps below.

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