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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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COVID-19 Resources

For up to date information on the on-going threat of Coronavirus, please check out the links and information below: NC …

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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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COVID-19 and Other Viral Respiratory Illnesses: Preventative Measures

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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 …

Good Agricultural Practices for the Production and Handling of Strawberry, Raspberry, Blackberry, and Blueberry

Maintaining good sanitation throughout production and handling of strawberries, raspberries, blackberries, and blueberries is important. …

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Thawing Food Safely

This factsheet describes how to safely thaw frozen foods.

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Pickle and Pickle Product Problems

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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. …