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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.

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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Preserving Apples Canning Class

Join N.C. Cooperative Extension in Guilford County for a night of canning apples!! Canning is an art that we …

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Local Foods Week September 21-30, 2018

North Carolina Cooperative Extension, Guilford County Center, along with community partners, is holding a local foods week September 21 …

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Be Prepared for Hurricane Florence

Hurricane Florence continues to strengthen. Confidence continues to increase that North Carolina will see life-threatening impacts from this storm. While …

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Share the Harvest

“Share the Harvest” is a program that has been in place for seven years, helping provide fresh local produce …

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Med Instead of Meds

The Med Instead of Meds class series meets on Thursdays from August 23-October 4, from 5:30 to 7:30 p.m. COST: …

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Extension Master Food Volunteer

Tuesdays, July 24-October 2, 5:30 p.m.-7:30 p.m. (No class August 7) COST: $50 EMFV program is delivered through North Carolina …

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Safe Plates Certification

NC Safe Plates is a food safety certification course developed by NC State University. Certification is based on passing …

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Fit Kidz Camp July 16-20

Interested in a Fitness Camp for Kids? Does your child need a heart healthy boost? This low cost, one …

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 …

8/24/18

Care and Planting of Ginseng Seed and Roots

This factsheet covers propagating (by seed and by transplant) ginseng, which requires a period of …

A food bank warehouse with boxes of produce.

Direct to Food Bank and Food Pantry Donations

This publication, part of the Farm to Food Bank Resource Guide, discusses food donations given …

7/20/18Local Foods

Insect Repellent Products

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

Ginseng Disease Control - Phytophthora and Alternaria

Phytophthora leaf blight and root rot is a devastating disease which causes a leaf blight …

Sources of Goldenseal Seeds, Plants or Roots

This publication offers a list of companies and nurseries that carry goldenseal seeds or plants …

Hunters donate venison.

Venison Donation Programs

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

4/18/18Local Foods
4-H students hold chickens.

4-H Chicken Donation: Embryology to Harvesting

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

4/18/18Local Foods