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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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Healthy Lifestyles and Alzheimer's

Come for an hour-long presentation on the importance of developing and maintaining a healthy lifestyle. This presentation is for …

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Report to the People 2019

This year’s “Report to the People” brought together local county leaders, N.C. Cooperative Extension of Iredell County staff, and Community …

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July Canner Lid Clinic 2019

July Pressure Canner Lid Clinic N.C. Cooperative Extension will test dial-gauge pressure canner lids at the site listed below in July. …

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

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Growing Cool-Season Vegetables in Childcare Production Gardens

This publication focuses on easy-to-grow, child-friendly, cool-season vegetables suitable for childcare center gardening. This is …

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Growing Warm-Season Fruits and Vegetables in Childcare Production Gardens

This publication focuses on easy-to-grow, child-friendly, warm-season fruits and vegetables suitable for childcare center gardening. …

Brief Instructions for Freezing Fruit

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

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

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Active Aging: Making the Most Out of Life

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

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