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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 Foods Celebration Schedule Posted

North Carolina Cooperative Extension, Guilford County Center, along with community partners, is holding their annual Local Foods Celebration! This event …

Disaster Preparedness: Food Safety

Hello Guilford County, The days are drawing near for North Carolinas Coast to have its encounter with Hurricane Dorian. We …

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Canning with Cooperative Extension

Canning is a safe, economical way to preserve quality food at home. Canning interrupts the normal spoiling and decaying …

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Movement of the Month How-to Videos

Hey, Everyone!! Nutrition and Wellness have started a Movement of the Month Series (M.O.M) to showcase different exercises, fitness …

Movement of the Month

Hello Everyone, We have returned with the fitness video updates and it’s called Movement of the Month “aka” M.O.M. In …

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Local Food Guide!

This Local Food Guide is designed to make consumers aware of the benefits of buying and eating local food …

Movement Mondays!!

Movement Mondays’ movement is the simple bend and lift movement. This movement is very important to our everyday lives …

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Movement Mondays!

Hello Everyone! The movement for this Monday is the bicep curl! Please check out the video for the “How …

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Essential Kitchen Tools for Beginner Cooks

Essential Kitchen Tools for Beginner Cooks Sharon Salomon, MS, RD Published October 16, 2017 Courtesy of Tom Perkins/Thinkstock Walk into a kitchen supply store …

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Think You Know Sugar?

Sugar 101 Sugar – is table sugar which shown below is:sucrose = fructose + glucose Sugars – any combination of …

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Growing Cool-Season Vegetables in Childcare Production Gardens

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Growing Warm-Season Fruits and Vegetables in Childcare Production Gardens

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