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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 …

Flyer for Iredell County Agricultural Fair

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. …

roasted root vegetables

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 …

This is a picture of the QR Codes that can be used to registered for each Lunch and Learn Session.

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 …

Cover photo for Spring Pruning Demonstration

Spring Pruning Demonstration

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

Blueberry plant

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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Farm to Food Bank Resource Guide for North Carolina Cooperative Extension

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Direct to Food Bank and Food Pantry Donations

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Gleaning

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