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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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Senior Day 2019

National Senior Health and Fitness Day Wednesday, May 29, 2019; 9 a.m. to noon Come and check out this event at …

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Instant Pot 101

Join us for an introductory class to get you cooking with your Instant Pot. Class size is limited, so …

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Eat Local!

Check out the new Eat Local Iredell webpage Now go out and eat …

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ServSafe Scheduled for June

A ServSafe course will be held at the Iredell County Agricultural Resources Center, 444 Bristol Drive, Statesville NC on …

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NC Farm Schools: Lincolnton County

The NC Farm School program offers business-planning seminars which will give you the tools to create a viable business …

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Hurricane/Disaster Preparedness

Please visit the link below for Extension Factsheets on disaster preparedness. Time to prepare is before the event arrives. …

Recent Publications related to Health & Nutrition

Cleaning Flooded Upholstered Furniture, Curtains, Bedding, Table Linens and Other Household Textiles

This publication covers important information about cleaning household textiles after a flood.

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Heat Stress Disorders

This publication offers safety tips and first aid procedures to prevent and treat heat stress …

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Brief Instructions for Freezing Fruit

This publication covers best freezing practices for a variety of fruits.

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Farm to Early Care and Education Local Food Purchasing Guide

There are many different ways to buy local food, and this guide provides information that …

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Your Baby and You, Months 7-9

This publication discusses healthy eating during your third trimester of pregnancy.

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Your Baby and You, Months 1-3

This publication discusses healthy eating during your first trimester of pregnancy.

5/20/19Eating for Two

Your Baby and You, Months 4-6

This publication discusses healthy eating during your second trimester of pregnancy.

5/20/19Eating for Two

Active Aging: Making the Most Out of Life

This brief publication is intended to give you research-based information about positive possibilities for the …

5/20/19