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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.

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4-H Summer Day Camps

June 11-14 Giddy Up 4-H Horse Camp Rising 3rd-8th Graders. This horsemanship camp is for beginner-intermediate level horse enthusiasts. …

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Med Instead of Meds Class Series

Interested in eating the Mediterranean way, but not sure where to start? The Med Instead of Meds class series will …

Infographic - Plants do that where we learn

Plants Do That . . . Inside

“When plants are around, students are just smarter and pay more attention,” says Dr. Charles Hall, Ellison Chair, Texas A&M. This information …

Recent Publications related to Health & Nutrition

Venison Donation Programs

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

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4-H Chicken Donation: Embryology to Harvesting

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

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Home Composting with Earthworms

Worms can turn food scraps into a soil amendment called vermicompost — worm castings — …

2 weeks ago

Ginseng Disease Control - Phytophthora and Alternaria

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

Barriers and Strategies to Connecting Urban Audiences to Wildlife and Nature: Results from a Multi-Method Research Project

This publication summarizes the findings of a research project aimed at understanding urban audiences, identifying …

2/28/18

Appendix H. Community Gardening Resources

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

2/14/18

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