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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.

Up And Moving Uno

Up and Moving Uno

If you’re looking for a way to spice up things with a traditional card game then you should play …

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Food Resources in Guilford County

Several partners across Guilford County have worked together to create a list of food resources for Greater Greensboro and …

Strengthening The Immune System

Strengthening the Immune System

We could talk more about COVID-19 throughout this article but quite frankly, it would be a little too late …

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Local Foods Summit CANCELED

Join Us on April 3, 2020, for the Guilford County Local Foods Summit! The Local Foods Summit is designed to educate …

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Conquering Fitness Goals in 2020

Have you experienced failure in setting past resolutions or have you been simply disappointed that you couldn’t maintain the …

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Canning Class Schedule Posted

Join us for Canning with Cooperative Extension! 2020 dates March 10 & 30 – Fermentation (2 classes) **UPDATE – March 30 class …

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We Grow Guilford County

We hear it all the time. What’s Cooperative Extension? What do you do? We partner with our community to deliver …

Recent Publications related to Health & Nutrition

A Housing Safety Checklist for Older People

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

6 days ago

COVID-19 General Guidance for Retail Food Environments

This factsheet offers guidance for retail establishments during a viral respiratory outbreak, like the coronavirus …

7 days ago

COVID-19 and Other Viral Respiratory Illnesses: Preventative Measures

This factsheet offers practical guidelines for keeping yourself healthy during a viral respiratory outbreak like …

2 weeks ago
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Growing Cool-Season Vegetables in Childcare Production Gardens

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. …

2/19/20

Thawing Food Safely

This factsheet describes how to safely thaw frozen foods.

2/12/20For Safety's Sake

Pickle and Pickle Product Problems

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

2/11/20For Safety's Sake
Raised beds with a mix of warm-season fruits and vegetables.

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. …