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

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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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Bee Series

*Due to the coronavirus , the April 9th class is canceled.* Starting this April, N.C. Cooperative Extension, Currituck County Center, …

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Canceled-Organic Gardening

*Due to the coronavirus , this class is canceled.* No April Fools! The esteemed Marie Mims Butler is coming to …

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Cancelled - Extension Open House

“Extension is the best-kept secret out there.” That phrase is often used when folks describe what N.C. Cooperative Extension …

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Pruning Ornamentals

Because of popular demand, on February 22, 2020, N.C. Cooperative Extension, Currituck County Center will present a workshop for both …

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Cancellled-Small Fruit Workshop

*This event has been cancelled due to illness. The workshop will be rescheduled at a later date* Nothing is better …

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Fun in the Garden

The “Fun in the Garden” Workshop will be held on March 13, 2020, from 9 a.m. to 2 p.m. …

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What’s for Dinner? Winter Squash

During winter months, it can be hard to reach your recommended amount of vegetables. To remedy this, try incorporating …

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2019 Recap

Each year, N.C. Cooperative Extension in Currituck County takes an opportunity to reflect upon the previous year’s work and …

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Youth Seafood Cooking Class

Does your child love fishing and need new recipes for their fresh catch? Or maybe they are skeptical of …

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This guide provides information to Extension educators on Farm to University programming so farmers can …

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