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Med Instead of Meds

Med Instead of Meds is a six-week nutrition series based on the Mediterranean style eating pattern. It incorporates the basics …

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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 …

Pull Up Challenge

Guilford County Pull-Up Challenge

Welcome to The Cooperative Extension Pull-Up Challenge! This is a challenge for everyone. This is a chance for you to …

Warm Weather Fitness

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 …

Life Skills 2021

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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2021 4-H Fashion Revue

The Fashion Revue Judging and Show is held annually in April for youth who have sewn a garment. County …

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Canning with Cooperative Extension

Canning is a safe, economical way to preserve quality food at home. Canning interrupts the normal spoiling and decaying …

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 …

Living Well Month

Living Well - The Basics

Written By FCS Intern: Kayla Adell Being able to live well and be healthy is something that we all want …

Motivation Monday

Motivation Monday

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

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National Nutrition Month 2021

Written By FCS Intern: Tommy Hernandez Welcome to the Month of March! This month is National Nutrition Month! History You may be …

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