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Local Foods

The Currituck County Center Local Foods contacts are Cameron Lowe, Olivia Patchel.

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Mission: Connection

Have you been missing experiences and human interaction? Well, North Carolina Cooperative Extension in Currituck County has the remedy …

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Live Update

**UPDATE: As we work to transition back into more interactive programming, we will reduce the Live from Currituck Extension …

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Currituck Mask Makers

One day we will look back and remember the 2020 pandemic that shut down the world. Things changed for …

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Operational Update

With the lifting of the stay at home order and initiation of Phase 2 COVID-19 restrictions in North Carolina, …

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Protecting Your Garden From the Cold

This weekend we are forecasted to experience nighttime lows below 40 degrees. These temperatures are uncharacteristic for this time …

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2020 Virtual Home Canning Series 

N.C. Cooperative Extension, Currituck County Center is holding a series of FREE virtual home canning classes from Noon–1 p.m. …

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Extension FAQs

What is that bug in my garden? Do I really have to use margarine in that recipe or is …

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Meat Supply Facts

You have likely seen much on the news and floating around social media in regards to potential meat shortages …

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Spring Greens 

Searching for new vegetables to prepare for dinner? Look no further, a fresh spring recipe is here. Greens are …

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This Week in the Garden

N.C. Cooperative Extension, Currituck County Center is starting a new article/ video log series titled: This Week in the …

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Beginners Guide to Gardening

Starting a home garden can be a daunting task. The thought of buying materials and seeds, spending hours preparing …

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Canceled-Jam Camp

*Due to the coronavirus , this class is canceled.* On April 14, 2020, from 9 a.m. until 3 p.m. ages …

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Canceled-BBQ Boot Camp

*Due to the coronavirus , this class is canceled.* Calling all Master Chefs ages 8-18! Is your child interested in …

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Canceled-Bee Series

*Due to the coronavirus , this series has been canceled.* Starting this April, N.C. Cooperative Extension, Currituck County Center, in …

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