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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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Protection for Fun in the Sun

Sun safety is always in season. It’s important to protect your skin from sun damage throughout the year, no …

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Independence Day Resources

We at the North Carolina Cooperative Extension, Currituck County Center would like to wish you all a happy and …

Abbigail Rose

Currituck County Intern

NC State Extension announced that Abby Rose is completing an Extension internship this summer with the N.C. Cooperative Extension, …

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Seafood Cook Along 

As the summer progresses do you find yourself craving more and more local seafood? But are you burnt out …

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Mental Health Pop-Up Series 

May is Mental Health month and N.C. Cooperative Extension wants to help you take care of your mental health. …

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2021 Virtual Women’s Health Fair 

May 9–15 is National Women’s Health Week. N.C. Cooperative Extension in Pasquotank County is hosting a Virtual Women’s Health …

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How to Reduce Your Kitchen Waste

Earth Day is April 22 and N.C. Cooperative Extension is celebrating by providing a series of earth day workshops. …

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6-Week Virtual Yoga Series 

Would you like to relax, stretch, and win some cool prizes? Join us for our FREE 6-week virtual yoga …

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Pizza Pizazz

Calling all Young Chefs ages 11-18! Pizza is considered America’s favorite food and chances are it is one of …

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It’s Your Heart; Take Care of It!

Friday, February 5 is “National Wear Red Day” in support of Women’s Heart Health. Cardiovascular disease is the No. …

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Live Monthly Food Demos! 

Do you love learning new recipes and cooking techniques? Would you like to try new vegetables and really enjoy …

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Appendix H. Community Gardening Resources

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

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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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A Housing Safety Checklist for Older People

This checklist describes household conditions that can be hazardous to the elderly and recommends ways …

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Food Pantry Produce Markets

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

9/8/22Local Foods
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Gleaning

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

9/8/22Local Foods
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At Your Door Step: A Family Factsheet on Outdoor Play and Learning

Right at your doorstep may be many of the answers to the social, educational, and …

9/8/22

Insect Repellent Products

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

Mold Testing

This publication discusses the pros and cons of mold testing in a home.

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