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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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Farmers Market - Open Saturdays

1006 Peachtree Street in Rocky Mount Market Hours SATURDAYS from 8:00 a.m. to 1:00 p.m. April through December Shop Local. Shop Healthy. …

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Empowering Youth and Families Program

Recruitment is Now Open Register On Eventbrite Today! Empowering Youth and Families is a special interest group called “Powerful Communities” for …

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2023 Beginner Bee Keeper Grant Program

Nash County Farm Bureau Beginner Beekeeper Grant Program Ages 14 to 30! Application Deadline Monday, March 13th, 2023 The objective of this program …

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Homemade Holiday Video Series

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