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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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Beef Raffle

Help Us Help the Stricklands Rebuild 100% of Proceeds to go to Strickland Tornado Recovery Efforts On Monday, May 13, 2019, a …

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Farmers Market - Shop Fresh. Shop Local.

Now Open on Tuesdays and Saturdays Check out what’s happening this Tuesday! 1006 Peachtree Street in Rocky Mount MARKET HOURS SATURDAYS – 8 …

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Extension Master Food Volunteer Program

Grow. Cook. Eat. Application opens is Monday, June 3, 2019 Application deadline is Wednesday, July 31, 2019 Interview date is Friday, August …

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Kids Day At the Market

Connecting Kids to Nash County Agriculture First Saturday of the Month May through October 8:30 a.m. to 1:00 p.m. Kids Day At the …

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Be a Farmers Market Ambassador?

Interested in Becoming a Market Ambassador? Nash County Farmers Market is seeking volunteer seasonal Farmers Market Ambassadors to join our …

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Extension Master Food Volunteer Program

Grow. Cook. Eat. Application Opens is Monday, June 3, 2019 Application Deadline is Wednesday, July 31, 2019 Interview Date is Friday, August …

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Extension Connections Newsletter

Hot off the press . . . Winter 2019 Extension Connections Newsletter – see link below. Winter 2019 Extension …

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Cooking Under Pressure

Do you have an electric pressure cooker or plan to get one and are not sure how to use …

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Calling All Nash County 4-H Supporters!

Enjoy Gourmet Roasted Nuts and Confections While Supporting 4-H! Order Online! Simply go online to Peanut.com and place your order by using …

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2018 Summer Extension Connections Newsletter

2018 Summer Edition of Extension Connections In This Issue Research and Extension Works Shaping Our Future Leaders Summer Livestock Updates Tobacco Tour 2018 Wet Weather Fallout 2018 …

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