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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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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 …

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NC Hospitality & Pride

The NC Hospitality & Pride customer service training is now available to businesses. The goal of this training is …

Fall Into Fitness

Fall Into Fitness FALL INTO FITNESS CHALLENGE Join me for this 6 week challenge. Participants will receive healthy eating and exercise …

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Learn to Grow in Your Space

Are you new to the area? Have you been here all your life but you’re having trouble in the …

Farmers Market Tour

Join us for a FREE tour of the Leroy James Farmers Market in Greenville, N.C. Learn more about the …

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Eat Smart Move More, Take Control

Eat Smart, Move More, Take Control Eat Smart, Move More, Take Control serves adults across North Carolina. The program is …

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Heart Disease Month

Protect Your Heart! February is the perfect opportunity to focus on conditions that affect the heart. Heart disease is a …

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2016 Holiday Challenge

Don’t let the holidays weigh you down. Many Americans gain between 1 and 5 pounds each holiday season. While …

Recent Publications related to Health & Nutrition

Ginseng Disease Control - Phytophthora and Alternaria

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

Sources of Goldenseal Seeds, Plants or Roots

This publication offers a list of companies and nurseries that carry goldenseal seeds or plants …

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Direct to Food Bank and Food Pantry Donations

This publication, part of the Farm to Food Bank Resource Guide, discusses food donations given …

5/2/18Local Foods
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Venison Donation Programs

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

4/18/18Local Foods
4-H students hold chickens.

4-H Chicken Donation: Embryology to Harvesting

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

4/18/18Local Foods

Home Composting with Earthworms

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

4/9/18
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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