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Video: Growing healthy eating habits

Nutritious foods like homemade salsa become tasty favorites when kids learn it's fun and easy to grow the vegetables themselves. Extension nutrition education assistant Catherine Anderson-Barnes teaches students that with a few easy-to-find items they can grow vegetables in small containers at home.

Anderson-Barnes is one of more than 100 Extension nutrition education assistants throughout the state who teach children and adults about healthy food choices. Neighbors teaching neighbors, they tailor nutrition education classes for a wide variety of community settings.

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