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Health & Nutrition

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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Kitchen Tech Series

There are tons of kitchen tools available to the home cook; however, some of the tools can be overwhelming. …

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Welcome to Medicare!

Whether you are new to Medicare, have been on it for a while, or are helping your loved ones …

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Holiday Food Safety Hints 

Can you believe Thanksgiving is here? If you are like me there are probably dozens of items left to …

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Night Out With Extension

Are you ready for a night out where you can enjoy learning new things while having fun? We have …

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Food Preservation Series - Part 2

Take your cooking to the next level by ensuring you can safely preserve food with our Food Preservation Classes. …

Are you turning 65? Welcome to medicare. Join us for a welcome to medicare seminar feb. 22nd

Welcome to Medicare!

Are you overwhelmed with Medicare questions? Are you unsure of where to begin? N.C. Cooperative Extension, Currituck County Center …

Review your Advantage plan, open enrollment end march 31st

Review Your Medicare Advantage Options

Commissioner Causey and SHIIP remind seniors to review and make changes to Medicare Advantage coverage by March 31 Insurance Commissioner …

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Night Out With Extension

Do you need a night out where you can enjoy learning new things while having fun? Are you looking …

Recent Publications related to Health & Nutrition

Farm to Early Care and Education Local Food Purchasing Guide

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4-H Chicken Donation: Embryology to Harvesting

This publication, part of the Farm to Food Bank Resource Guide, discusses 4-H projects that …

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Master Gardener Volunteers and Community / Home Gardens

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Food Pantry Produce Markets

This publication, part of the Farm to Food Bank Resource Guide, discusses setting up a …

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Farm to Food Bank Resource Guide for North Carolina Cooperative Extension

This publication provides information and success stories related to food banks, food pantries, food donation …

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Direct to Food Bank and Food Pantry Donations

This publication, part of the Farm to Food Bank Resource Guide, discusses food donations given …

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Venison Donation Programs

This publication, part of the Farm to Food Bank Resource Guide, discusses venison donation programs …

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Gleaning

This publication, part of the Farm to Food Bank Resource Guide, discusses the process of …

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