The fall season is upon us, with October and Halloween right around the corner. One of the most common practices for families is the annual pumpkin carving for jack-o-lanterns. Apart from displaying artistic creativity, pumpkins are a nutritionally dense vegetable that can be used for more than decoration. Below are a few of the health […]
WRITTEN BY: Jennifer Even, OSU Extension Educator, Family and Consumer Sciences, Hamilton Count
REVIEWED BY: Cheryl Spires, Program Specialist, SNAP-Ed, NW Region, Ohio State University Extension
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