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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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Safe Plates Has Gone Virtual!

N.C. Cooperative Extension offers Safe Plates for Food Managers for all those who work in the foodservice industry. The …

Life Skills 2021

Life Skills Camp 2021

We get it, adulting is hard! But we want to make it easier for you! Whether you’re a rising …

Share The Harvest

Share the Harvest 2021

Share the Harvest will begin its tenth (10th) year on May 24, 2021, and needs your help, now more …

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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 …

The History of Tea

The History of Tea

Written By FCS Intern: Kayla Adell Is Tea Worth the Hype? Tea dates all the way back to 2737 BC. Tea originated …

Living Well Month

Living Well - The Basics

Written By FCS Intern: Kayla Adell Being able to live well and be healthy is something that we all want …

Motivation Monday

Motivation Monday

Health and wellness agent, Vincent Webb, is here to walk you though basic workout moves every Monday on Facebook. …

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National Nutrition Month 2021

Written By FCS Intern: Tommy Hernandez Welcome to the Month of March! This month is National Nutrition Month! History You may be …

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Coffee, Coffee, Coffee

Written By Family and Consumer Sciences Intern: Tommy Hernandez What is it about coffee that has you drinking it? Is …

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Here's What's Happening With FCS

The FCS newsletter is a great way to stay connected with your agents and their programming. Join the monthly …

AMRAP Workout

AMRAP Workout

Written By FCS Intern: Tommy Hernandez Do you have little time for exercise? Do you have a lack of equipment? …

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Apple Pie Leather

Who doesn’t love fruit leather? Did you know that you can make it yourself at home? EFNEP educator Meredith …

Recent Publications related to Health & Nutrition

Farmers' Market Tours: A Guide for Nutrition Educators

A Farmers’ Market Tour is a great way to introduce your program participants to an …

1/6/21
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Barriers and Strategies to Connecting Urban Audiences to Wildlife and Nature: Results from a Multi-Method Research Project

This publication summarizes the findings of a research project aimed at understanding urban audiences, identifying …

1/6/21

Pickle and Pickle Product Problems

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

11/11/20For Safety's Sake

Thawing Food Safely

This factsheet describes how to safely thaw frozen foods.

11/11/20For Safety's Sake
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Gleaned Sweetpotatoes: Storage, Recipes, and Quick Facts

Do you have sweetpotatoes that have been gleaned that you plan on using or donating? …

10/21/20

Eat Smart Move More North Carolina: Growing Communities Through Gardens

Gardens bring communities together. Not only are community gardens a good way to get more …

10/14/20
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Cost Analysis for Improving Park Facilities to Promote Park-based Physical Activity

As public parks and recreation facilities are increasingly positioned as health resources, greater demands for …

9/23/20
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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 …

7/29/20