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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.

The Benefits of Peppermint

Peppermint Peppermint is often times the culprit of the overwhelming aroma of most coffee brews around the holiday season and …

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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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So Easy to Preserve Apples !

So Easy to Preserve Apples October 16-17, 10 am-12 pm, repeated at 5:30 pm – 7:30 pm Cost: $20 Of course we’ll can and …

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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 …

Recent Publications related to Health & Nutrition

Appendix H. Community Gardening Resources

This appendix is part of the Extension Gardener Handbook and gives users to the tools …

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Farm to Food Bank Resource Guide for North Carolina Cooperative Extension

This publication provides information and success stories related to food banks, food pantries, food donation …

1/25/18Local Foods

Master Gardener Volunteers and Community / Home Gardens

This publication, part of the Farm to Food Bank Resource Guide, discusses using community and …

1/10/18Local Foods

Best Practices for Utilizing Local Food in Nutrition Education and Cooking Classes

This publication provides practical tips on how to promote health eating by incorporating fresh, local …

1/10/18Local Foods

Insect Repellent Products

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

4-H Chicken Donation: Embryology to Harvesting

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

11/16/17Local Foods

Food Pantry Produce Markets

This publication, part of the Farm to Food Bank Resource Guide, discusses setting up a …

11/16/17Local Foods

Venison Donation Programs

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

11/16/17Local Foods