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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.

Picture of homemade and homecanned salsa.

Canning Equipment: Resources

Hello Everyone, It seems like we are experiencing the old canning shortage of 1975. I want to give you some survival …

Hurricane Preparedness

Hurricane Season: Food Safety

Hello Everyone, As you already know, hurricane season is upon us. We would like to share some resources and tips …

Motivation Monday

Motivation Monday

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

Agricultura Urbana Sostenible

Agricultura Urbana Sostenible

Evento ofrecido en idioma español únicamente. Este programa provee información hortícola, con base in investigación científica, a residentes de …

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Summer Cooking!!

Hey Everyone!! It’s time for summer festivities such as outdoor adventures, outdoor sports, State parks, National parks, water adventures, and …

Together

How Food Brings People Together

Written By Jada Yarbrough When people hear “food,” they think of numerous meats, vegetables, and other things they can eat. Food …

Food and Culture

Food and Culture

Written By Savannah McKinney Cuisine is a powerful tool that has the ability to bring large groups of people together, …

food resources

Food Resources in Guilford County

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

COVID-19 and P-EBT

COVID-19 and P-EBT Benefits

The Families First Coronavirus Response Act of 2020 provides the Secretary of Agriculture authority to approve State agency plans …

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New COVID-19 Testing Site

Hello community, Need to be tested? Check out the latest COVID-19 test site! Oakland Ave. Parking Deck, UNC Greensboro Campus Monday through …

Smoothie Bowl

Smoothie Bowl Art - EMFV Demonstration

Join our Extension Master Food Volunteer as she demonstrates how to create the perfect smoothie bowl art! Watch the Video Interested …

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The Cost of Convenience

We’ve all fallen victim to the lure of convenience foods at the grocery store. Salad mix with dressing included, frozen …

Recent Publications related to Health & Nutrition

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Creating Childcare Center Production Gardens

This publication focuses on developing fruit and vegetable production gardens in the Outdoor Learning Environment …

Searching for ripe tomatoes.

Snacking and Cooking with Warm-Season Produce from Childcare Production Gardens

This publication includes simple recipes that childcare center cooks and educators can use to engage …

Stirring kale and dressing for a winter salad.

Snacking and Cooking With Cool-Season Produce From Childcare Production Gardens

This publication includes simple recipes that childcare center cooks and educators can use to engage …

Raised beds with a crop of kale (left) and mustard greens (rt).

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 …

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. …

Photo: Little fingers loosening roots before planting.

Growing and Cooking Fruits and Vegetables at Childcare Centers

This factsheet summarizes the benefits of fruit and vegetable gardening with children. It includes age-appropriate …

Pickle and Pickle Product Problems

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

8/13/20For Safety's Sake

Thawing Food Safely

This factsheet describes how to safely thaw frozen foods.

8/13/20For Safety's Sake