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Health & Nutrition

Extension offers a wealth of educational programs that address public health issues, improve economic well-being, and help people make healthier, better-informed decisions. Programs range from local foods, food safety, and food preservation to gardening and environmental efforts.

Farmers’ Market Special­

By: Pat Walker Franklin County Farmers’ Market Manager ­­ Just the right size for one or many. If you are cooking for one …

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Fall Into Apples

BY: Dominque Simon NC Cooperative Extension Family & Consumer Science Agent With the fall season upon us, also comes fall foods. One …

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Yoga With Goats

October 07, 2017 – November 25, 2017 (Every Sunday, Saturday) Hux Family Farm 1923 Shaw Rd, Durham, NC 27704 Instructors will lead you …

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Pressure Canning Workshop

The Pressure Canning Workshop will take place at Wake Electric Membership Office, in Youngsville, on Wednesday evening, Oct.11, 2017 …

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Diabetes Prevention Class

News Release We are pleased to announce that the 2nd Diabetes Prevention class is now scheduled and will begin on …

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Good Agricultural Practices (GAP) Workshop

Morning Ag Clips, Farming News, Harvested Daily published this article in the August 30, 2017 edition, “Good Agricultural Practices workshop, Navigating the …

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Summer Meals Program

Kids look forward to summer break as a time for fun! But for parents that rely on free or …

Recent Publications related to Health & Nutrition

Appendix H. Community Gardening Resources

This appendix is part of the Extension Gardener Handbook and gives users to the tools …

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Farm to Food Bank Resource Guide for North Carolina Cooperative Extension

This publication provides information and success stories related to food banks, food pantries, food donation …

1/25/18Local Foods

Master Gardener Volunteers and Community / Home Gardens

This publication, part of the Farm to Food Bank Resource Guide, discusses using community and …

1/10/18Local Foods

Best Practices for Utilizing Local Food in Nutrition Education and Cooking Classes

This publication provides practical tips on how to promote health eating by incorporating fresh, local …

1/10/18Local Foods

Insect Repellent Products

This document is presented to answer some commonly asked questions about repellents and mechanical devices …

4-H Chicken Donation: Embryology to Harvesting

This publication, part of the Farm to Food Bank Resource Guide, discusses 4-H projects that …

11/16/17Local Foods

Food Pantry Produce Markets

This publication, part of the Farm to Food Bank Resource Guide, discusses setting up a …

11/16/17Local Foods

Venison Donation Programs

This publication, part of the Farm to Food Bank Resource Guide, discusses venison donation programs …

11/16/17Local Foods