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Local Foods

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

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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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Cancelled-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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 Adult Seafood Cooking Class

Here in Currituck, we have a great resource for local and delicious food. Join N.C. Cooperative Extension on February …

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Local Foods Newsletter - October

Welcome to the N.C. Cooperative Extension, Currituck County Center’s Local Food Newsletter! This month’s edition will be focused on …

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Local Food Newsletter - September

Welcome to the N.C. Cooperative Extension, Currituck County Center Local Foods Newsletter! This month’s edition will be focused on …

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Homegrown and Homemade Contest

Join us for the annual Homegrown and Handmade contest held in conjunction with the Currituck Heritage Festival on Saturday, …

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Growing Warm-Season Fruits and Vegetables in Childcare Production Gardens

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