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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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2022 Student Internship Program - Apply Now

Application Deadline: November 3, 2021 The Student Internship Program sponsored by Cooperative Extension at N.C. A&T State University provides summer employment for …

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Keeping the Kitchen Clean

Have you fallen behind in cleaning your kitchen? Do you find it difficult to keep your kitchen space clean? Does …

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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 it …

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Instant Pot Lunch and Learn Series

The Instant Pot has become an extremely popular kitchen appliance. However, there are many users who are not comfortable with this …

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Let's Cook Lamb!!

Whether it’s the leg of lamb, ground lamb, or lamb chops; lamb can be a tasty cut of meat …

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Three-Fruit Salad

Summer in North Carolina means hot weather and plenty of humidity. Give your oven a break and experiment with …

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Dance Cardio Fitness

Are you ready to get moving while having fun? Our four-week, in-person, dance cardio class will be taught by an official …

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Warm Weather Fitness

Written By FCS Intern: Tommy Hernandez Welcome to warm weather once again! As we leave the cold and chilly weather …

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Canning Updates!!

It’s canning season and we have a few new things we want to introduce to the community that will …

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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 …

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Life Skills Camp 2021

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

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Share the Harvest 2021

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

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 …

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