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Extension offers a wealth of educational programs that help people make healthier, better-informed decisions and grow our economy. Programs cover a variety of areas from local foods and food safety to gardening and environmental efforts.

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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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Welcome to Medicare Seminar

Are you overwhelmed with Medicare questions and don’t know where to begin? Mark your calendars for a “Welcome to …

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Busy Moms Cooking Series

Are you looking for some mom wins this year? Well, grab your friends and join us for our busy …

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Local Food Newsletter - August

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

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Gardening and Cooking Series 

N.C. Cooperative Extension of Currituck County is hosting a Gardening and Cooking series for the fall of 2019. This …

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Local Food Newsletter - July

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

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Local Food Newsletter - June 2019

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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Grilling

The Fourth of July is right around the corner! Wow your friends and family with your grilling skills by …

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Local Food Newsletter - May 2019

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

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Report to the People

N.C. Cooperative Extension in Currituck County recently presented its annual “Report to the People” to county officials. Commissioners, Extension …

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Local Food Newsletter - April 2019

Welcome to N.C. Cooperative Extension, Currituck County Center’s Local Foods Newsletter! Each electronic newsletter will be published monthly to …

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2019 Home Canning Series

NC Cooperative Extension is holding a series of home canning classes from 1:00 – 3:00 p.m. at the N.C. …

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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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January Impacts

This year has gotten off to a very soggy start, but that did not prevent your N.C. Cooperative Extension …

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Brief Instructions for Freezing Fruit

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Insect Repellent Products

This document is presented to answer some commonly asked questions about repellents and mechanical devices …

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Growing Cool-Season Vegetables in Childcare Production Gardens

This publication focuses on easy-to-grow, child-friendly, cool-season vegetables suitable for childcare center gardening. This is …

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Growing Warm-Season Fruits and Vegetables in Childcare Production Gardens

This publication focuses on easy-to-grow, child-friendly, warm-season fruits and vegetables suitable for childcare center gardening. …

Cleaning Flooded Upholstered Furniture, Curtains, Bedding, Table Linens and Other Household Textiles

This publication covers important information about cleaning household textiles after a flood.

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Heat Stress Disorders

This publication offers safety tips and first aid procedures to prevent and treat heat stress …

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There are many different ways to buy local food, and this guide provides information that …

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