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Health & Nutrition

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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Horse Health Series

Horse Health Series Join N.C. Cooperative Extension in Onslow, Lenoir, Greene, Jones, Pamlico, and Craven Counties for virtual training via …

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Saving Milk

One of my favorite childhood movies was Heidi. There are many versions but I’ve only seen the one made …

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Growing Together Montgomery

Did you have a summer garden and have been wondering what you can do to continue producing fresh food …

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2020 National Farmers Market Week

This week is National Farmers Market Week which is an annual celebration of farmers markets coordinated by the Farmers …

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Mental Health During CO-VID 19

With the current uncertainty about the future and restrictions on regular habits, more people are experiencing mental health issues. …

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Heading Back to School or Back to Work?

Our friends at Tennesse State University Cooperative Extension have put together some excellent resources about easing the transition back …

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Teaching Kids at Home

Our friends at Tennessee State University Cooperative Extenstion have put together some wonderful resources about how to teach kids …

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COVID-19 Factsheets for Young Adults

The CDC recently released a series of COVID-19 factsheets specifically targeting young adults to help keep them safe. Please …

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Farmers' Market Tours: A Guide for Nutrition Educators

A Farmers’ Market Tour is a great way to introduce your program participants to an …

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Barriers and Strategies to Connecting Urban Audiences to Wildlife and Nature: Results from a Multi-Method Research Project

This publication summarizes the findings of a research project aimed at understanding urban audiences, identifying …

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Pickle and Pickle Product Problems

This guide lists the problems that can arise in making sweet gherkin pickles and describes …

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Thawing Food Safely

This factsheet describes how to safely thaw frozen foods.

11/11/20For Safety's Sake
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Gleaned Sweetpotatoes: Storage, Recipes, and Quick Facts

Do you have sweetpotatoes that have been gleaned that you plan on using or donating? …

10/21/20

Eat Smart Move More North Carolina: Growing Communities Through Gardens

Gardens bring communities together. Not only are community gardens a good way to get more …

10/14/20
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Cost Analysis for Improving Park Facilities to Promote Park-based Physical Activity

As public parks and recreation facilities are increasingly positioned as health resources, greater demands for …

9/23/20
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At Your Door Step: A Family Factsheet on Outdoor Play and Learning

Right at your doorstep may be many of the answers to the social, educational, and …

7/29/20