Ann Hertzler is professor emerita of Human Nutrition, Foods and Exercise at Virginia Tech. In 1999, Ann was the driving force behind the creation of the "Peacock-Harper Culinary History Collection," which she helped to expand into the Culinary History Collection. In 2005 she endowed the "Ann Hertzler Children's Cookbooks and Nutrition Literature Archive" at Newman Library, the first collection of its kind. Dr. Hertzler earned a Ph.D. in Nutrition from Cornell University. She worked for 10 years at the University of Missouri, Columbia, and for 20 years on the faculty at Virginia Tech.

Recent Submissions

  • Preschoolers' Food Handling Skills - Motor Development 

    Hertzler, Ann A. (Virginia Cooperative Extension Service, 1984-04)
    Food activities provide the chance to learn many skills useful for a lifetime. For the preschooler , food handling skills need to be tailored to muscular development and coordination. The activities listed are for two to ...
  • Calcium Checklist - Food Guide Pyramid 

    Hertzler, Ann A. (Virginia Cooperative Extension, Virginia Tech and Virginia State University, 1998)
  • Herbs and Spices 

    Hertzler, Ann A. (Virginia Cooperative Extension, Virginia Tech and Virginia State University, 2001)
  • Outdoor Food Preparation and Safety 

    Hertzler, Ann A.; Roberts, Tim (Virginia Cooperative Extension, Virginia Tech and Virginia State UniversityCollege of Agriculture and Life SciencesOffice of Communications and Marketing, 2009)
  • Planning for Carried Meals 

    Hertzler, Ann A.; Roberts, Tim (Virginia Cooperative Extension, Virginia Tech and Virginia State UniversityCollege of Agriculture and Life SciencesOffice of Communications and Marketing, 2009)
  • Kids, Food, and Electronic Media 

    Serrano, Elena Lidia; Barden, Cindy; Hertzler, Ann A. (Virginia Cooperative Extension,, 2009-05-01)
    Television and other electronic media are major forms of entertainment for children. Researchers found that the total time spent with electronic media by children ages 2 to 18 was five and a half hours each day. So, what ...
  • Nourishing Children with Books 

    Hertzler, Ann A. (Virginia Cooperative Extension, Virginia Tech and Virginia State University, 1999)
  • Preschoolers' Food Handling Skills-Motor Development 

    Hertzler, Ann A. (Virginia Cooperative Extension, Virginia Tech and Virginia State University, 1995)
  • ABC's of Feeding Preschoolers 

    Hertzler, Ann A. (Virginia Cooperative Extension, Virginia Tech and Virginia State University, 1995)
  • Health Wealth: Kids, Nutrients, and Health 

    Hertzler, Ann A.; DeBord, Karen (Virginia Cooperative Extension, Virginia Tech and Virginia State University, 1996)
  • Germ Squirm Kids and Safe Food Handling 

    Hertzler, Ann A.; DeBord, Karen (Virginia Cooperative Extension, Virginia Tech and Virginia State University, 1993)
  • Hurts and Hazards Kids, Kitchen Accidents, and Safety 

    Hertzler, Ann A.; DeBord, Karen (Virginia Cooperative Extension, Virginia Tech and Virginia State University, 1993)
  • Kids Cart Smart Food Choices At Home, Shopping, and Eating Out 

    Hertzler, Ann A.; DeBord, Karen (Virginia Cooperative Extension, Virginia Tech and Virginia State University, 1993)
  • Food Cents 

    Hertzler, Ann A.; Brochetti, Denise (Virginia Cooperative Extension, Virginia Tech and Virginia State University, 1995)
  • Kids, Food, and Television 

    Hertzler, Ann A.; Coleman, Mick; Scott, Elaine D. (Virginia Cooperative Extension, Virginia Tech and Virginia State University, 1993)
  • Developmentally Appropriate Food and Nutrition Skills for Young Children 

    DeBord, Karen; Hertzler, Ann A. (Virginia Cooperative Extension, Virginia Tech and Virginia State University, 1993)
  • Sodium in the Diet 

    Hertzler, Ann A. (Virginia Cooperative Extension Service, Virginia Tech and Virginia State, 1987-2008)
  • Fiber in the Diet 

    Hertzler, Ann A. (Virginia Cooperative Extension Service, Virginia Tech and Virginia State, 1987-07)
  • Let's Start Eating Smart 

    Hertzler, Ann A.; Vincell, Valya; Tuckwiller, Janet; Stadler, Kathleen M.; Sharman, Katherine; Durst, Martha (Virginia Extension Homemakers Council, 1988)
  • Kids, Food, and Money 

    Hertzler, Ann A.; Scott, Elaine D.; Coleman, Mick (Virginia Cooperative Extension Service, Virginia Tech and Virginia State, 1987-10)

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