Healthy Lifestyles

Walk Across Texas

Walk Across Texas is a free, eight week program designed to help people of all ages support one another to establish the habit of regular physical activity.  The program is implemented throughout the year in Texas counties.  Texas AgriLife Extension Service has also partnered with the Texas Education Agency to offer Walk Across Texas to youth and employees in Texas school districts.


Step Up Scale Down

Step Up & Scale Down is a 12 week educational program based on the USDA 2010 Dietary Guidelines which is intended to help Americans choose a healthful eating plan within their calorie requirements to achieve and maintain a healthy weight. The Dietary Guidelines provide sound scientific information about how proper dietary habits can promote health and reduce risk for major chronic diseases.  Classes in progress (Jan. 9, 2017 – March 27, 2017).  Register by January 6, 2017.

Step Up & Scale Down Program 1/9/2017

Food Preservation

Please visit the  National Center for Home Food Preservation website for publications and information on canning, freezing, drying, storing etc.

For additional information on Safe Home Food Storage please view the following publication:

Safe Home Food Storage Guide

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