The Tennessee Department of Education works with USDA to offer feeding sites traditionally within free and reduced county programs. Since the pandemic, USDA has waived certain restrictions that allow anyone to participate in summer feeding programs. Please complete a short survey about the possibility of utilizing this type of program for your 2021 Summer 4-H programming.
Penn State Extension is hosting the 2021 National 4-H Cooking Challenge on May 15 and 22, 2021. The challenge is for the individual or sibling group to apply their creativity, knowledge of nutrition, food preparation, food safety, and leadership skills to prepare a recipe using a secret ingredient and ingredients in their food pantry, and then make a presentation about the prepared dish to a panel of judges.
Two exciting events with Next Chapter occurring on May 18.
Late-breaking-news! Because a National Shooting Sports training was recently canceled, it freed up a weekend to provide an exciting event at Lone Oaks Farm.
- Hunting & Outdoor Skills Adult Leader Training, Friday and Saturday, May 14 and May 15
- The deadline to register in SUPER is May 3, 2021
4-H’ers-do you have a hidden talent? What about a not-so-hidden talent? Has social distancing given you the opportunity to learn a new talent or perfect an old one? Perhaps, you love to sing, play an instrument, or dance, or maybe you like to perform and act. Maybe you like martial arts or cup stacking. “Shoot for the moon. Even if you miss, you’ll land among the stars.”
Justin Crowe, 4-H Director and State Program Leader Most of us watch the news, whether on the TV early in the morning, in our cars on the way to work,…
Phyllis Ferguson from the Tennessee Pork Producer’s Association will be joining us via Zoom April 21 from 6:00 to 7:00 p.m. ET/5:00 to 6:00 p.m. CDT to teach you how to make some some delicious pork nachos! The best part: participants will get a $10 gift card to purchase the ingredients. All that is required is to sign up, purchase ingredients, and join the Zoom. It’s that easy! This opportunity is open to any 4-H member.
Challenge: Make it Fun! This week we challenge you to make your run FUN! Find creative ways to keep your runs engaging and fun for you. Create a new running play list or try a “tree run” where you walk to one tree, skip to the next, jog to the next and sprint to the fourth tree. Then repeat for however much time you have. Get creative and have fun!
Dwight Loveday, Interim Director and Statewide 4-H Program Lead COVID-19 has been a big disruptor! We had to cancel, reschedule or conduct remotely many of our favorite things to do…