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Health & Nutrition

Extension offers a wealth of educational programs that address public health issues, improve economic well-being, and help people make healthier, better-informed decisions. Programs range from local foods, food safety, and food preservation to gardening and environmental efforts.

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Impacts - August & September 2017

We’re back! Catch up with the happenings from August and September and meet Family and Consumer Sciences Program Assistant, …

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Welcome to Medicare

Does Medicare have you stumped? Medicare can be confusing, but the NC Cooperative Extension, Currituck County Center can help …

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Impacts-June 2017

Learn how Currituck Extension put your investment to work and made positive impacts in our community in June, 2017. …

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Impacts-May 2017

This month we spotlight Tom Harrell, CCRC Director and 4-H Program Assistant, as well as the outstanding programs and …

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2017 Home Food Preserver Series

NC Cooperative Extension, Currituck County Center is holding a series of home food preservation classes from 1:00-3:00 p.m. at …

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What’s in the Garden?

The official start of summer is just around the corner and that means we’ll soon be enjoying fresh, delicious …

Recent Publications related to Health & Nutrition

Appendix H. Community Gardening Resources

This appendix is part of the Extension Gardener Handbook and gives users to the tools …

1 week ago

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 …

1/25/18Local Foods

Master Gardener Volunteers and Community / Home Gardens

This publication, part of the Farm to Food Bank Resource Guide, discusses using community and …

1/10/18Local Foods

Best Practices for Utilizing Local Food in Nutrition Education and Cooking Classes

This publication provides practical tips on how to promote health eating by incorporating fresh, local …

1/10/18Local Foods

Insect Repellent Products

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

4-H Chicken Donation: Embryology to Harvesting

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

11/16/17Local Foods

Food Pantry Produce Markets

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

11/16/17Local Foods

Venison Donation Programs

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

11/16/17Local Foods