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Extension offers a wealth of educational programs that help people make healthier, better-informed decisions and grow our economy. Programs cover a variety of areas from local foods and food safety to gardening and environmental efforts.

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Bacon Peach Panini Local Food Demo

On Thursday, August 29, 2019, from 10:30 a.m.–12:30 p.m., N.C. Cooperative Extension agents will be at the Farmer’s Market …

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March is Living Well Month

Raising kids, eating right, spending smart, living well—that’s the theme of a national Living Well Campaign that is being …

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2018 Grassroots Leadership Conference

N.C. A&T State University Cooperative Extension is hosting it’s annual Grassroots Leadership Conference on Wednesday, October 17, 2018, from …

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Annual Maternity Fair Coming Up!

Montgomery County’s annual maternity fair is coming up on Saturday, September 29, 2018, beginning at 10 a.m. at East …

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Teen Grilling Workshop

Do you know a teenager who is interested in learning to grill foods? Join us on Monday, August 13, …

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Growing Warm-Season Fruits and Vegetables in Childcare Production Gardens

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