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Addressing Food Insecurity

Faced with an ongoing challenge that affects close to 20,000 Iredell County residents, the Iredell County Health Department and …

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Iredell County Fair

The Iredell County Fair will be held September 1-9, 2023! Entry take-in will be August 29-30 from 4 p.m. …

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Eat Healthy Monthly Recipes

As seen in Iredell Informed February: Not a vegetable lover? You’re not alone. Only 10% of people in the U.S. …

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20 Healthy Tips to Eat Right

March is National Nutrition Month — This year’s theme is “Fuel for the Future” and focuses on eating with sustainability …

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Gardening Lunch and Learn Series

Gardening Lunch and Learn Series (1) Are you interested in learning how to become a better gardener? If so, then …

Home Foods Preservation Boot Camp

Saturday, June 18, 2022 at 9:00 a.m. 151 West Main Avenue – Township of Taylorsville, NC 28681 Register for the boot …

Bring your pressure canner to have the dial-gauge tested. During the clinic, gaskets (seals) and valves will also be checked. Bring the lid of your presto-type dial-gauge canner. There is no charge for this service.

June Canner Lid Clinic

Friday, June 10th 9:00 a.m. – 11:00 a.m. Lowry’s 3204 Harmony Hwy Harmony, …

Report to the People

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

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Spring Pruning Demonstration

Spring Pruning Demonstration Horticulture Agent, Matt Lenhardt, and Extension Master Gardener℠ Volunteer Association of Iredell County Members will be hosting …

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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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