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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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Report to the People

Our 2021 Report to the People was held in July, here’s the report of what our Department did over …

Garden Fair

2022 Garden Fair will be held at the Agriculture Center on April 30, 2022 at 444 Bristol Drive, Statesville, …

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Med Instead of Meds

Tuesday, February 1, 8, 15, & 22, 2022 9:45 a.m. – 10:45 a.m. Statesville Fitness & Activity …

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Servsafe Training

This class covers contamination, hygiene, time and temperature control, food-borne illness, allergens, and cleaning and sanitizing. About This Event The registration …

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Plant Sale

Order form Checks or exact cash accepted for payment. Mail to: N.C. Cooperative Extension of Iredell County, PO Box 311 …

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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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Identifying and Responding to Factors That Can Affect Egg Quality and Appearance

This publication is a useful resource that shell egg producers can use to identify egg …

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Mold Testing

This publication discusses the pros and cons of mold testing in a home.

4/20/22

Appendix H. Community Gardening Resources

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

2/1/22
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Snacking and Cooking with Warm-Season Produce from Childcare Production Gardens

This publication includes simple recipes that childcare center cooks and educators can use to engage …

Stirring kale and dressing for a winter salad.

Snacking and Cooking With Cool-Season Produce From Childcare Production Gardens

This publication includes simple recipes that childcare center cooks and educators can use to engage …

Raised beds with a crop of kale (left) and mustard greens (rt).

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 …

Raised beds with a mix of warm-season fruits and vegetables.

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. …

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Creating Childcare Center Production Gardens

This publication focuses on developing fruit and vegetable production gardens in the Outdoor Learning Environment …