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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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Celebrate Dine In Day!

Dine In Day – Recognizing the Importance of Sitting Down with Your Family! The key thing to remember – it …

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ServSafe: Food Safety Manager Training

This 2-day class covers contamination, hygiene, time and temperature control, food-borne illness, allergens, and cleaning and sanitizing. Register today! About this …

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Free Milk Give Away

In partnership with The Dairy Alliance, Borden, Cooperative Extension, and Horizon Church there will be a FREE milk giveaway …

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Canner Lid Clinic Scheduled

Cooperative Extension will test dial-gauge pressure canner lids Thursday, June 4th from 10 a.m. to 2 p.m., at Fort …

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Count on Me NC

Count On Me NC As North Carolina’s restaurants, hotels, attractions, and businesses reopen after the COVID-19 stay-at-home order, Count On …

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MED Instead of MEDS Class Series

MED instead of MEDS class series Eating the Med Way has been proven to protect against chronic illness. In some …

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It's Strawberry Season

Strawberries are a great NC product, and there are many farms producing them locally, here in Iredell County! So, …

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Food NC

Families who need help finding meals for their children ages 18 and younger can text FOODNC to 877-877 to locate nearby …

Recent Publications related to Health & Nutrition

Farmers' Market Tours: A Guide for Nutrition Educators

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

3 weeks ago
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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 …

3 weeks ago

Pickle and Pickle Product Problems

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

11/11/20For Safety's Sake

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