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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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Welcome to Medicare-Online

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

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Canceled-Welcome to Medicare

*Due to the coronavirus , this event has been canceled* Are you overwhelmed with Medicare questions and don’t know where …

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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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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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 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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Healthy Holiday Cooking Series

Give yourself the gift of guilt-free holidays this year with our Healthy Holiday Cooking Series! During the Holiday season, …

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

Good Agricultural Practices for the Production and Handling of Strawberry, Raspberry, Blackberry, and Blueberry

Maintaining good sanitation throughout production and handling of strawberries, raspberries, blackberries, and blueberries is important. …

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Thawing Food Safely

This factsheet describes how to safely thaw frozen foods.

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Pickle and Pickle Product Problems

This guide lists the problems that can arise in making sweet gherkin pickles and describes …

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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. …