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Health & Nutrition

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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Homemade Holiday

The 2019 Homemade Holiday Program will be held Friday, November 1, 2019, at 6 p.m. The program will be …

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Extension Connections Newsletter

Hot off the press . . . Winter 2019 Extension Connections Newsletter – see link below. Extension Connections 4th Qtr …

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Kitchen Gadgets

Are you thinking about purchasing a new kitchen gadget such as an air fryer or an Instant Pot? …

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Empowering Youth and Families Program

PROGRAM DATES September 9 through November 18, 2019 Registration deadline is Tuesday, September 6, 2019 Join us on a 10-week journey to …

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Beginning Farmer Workshop

A 7-Week Workshop September 3rd through October 15th This 7-week course, led by N.C. Cooperative Extension of Nash County agents, will meet …

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Keep an Eye Out for Spotted Lanternfly

Keep an Eye Out for Spotted Lanternfly This Summer The North Carolina Department of Agriculture and Consumer Services Plant Industry Division is asking travelers …

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Freezer Meal Workshop

September 10th The number one reason people give for not fixing meals at home is they do not have enough time. …

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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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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. Now taking applications Anyone interested in cooking, nutrition, food safety, or food systems can apply. The NC State 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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Mold Testing

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Brief Instructions for Freezing Fruit

This publication covers best freezing practices for a variety of fruits.

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Insect Repellent Products

This document is presented to answer some commonly asked questions about repellents and mechanical devices …

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Growing Cool-Season Vegetables in Childcare Production Gardens

This publication focuses on easy-to-grow, child-friendly, cool-season vegetables suitable for childcare center gardening. This is …

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Growing Warm-Season Fruits and Vegetables in Childcare Production Gardens

This publication focuses on easy-to-grow, child-friendly, warm-season fruits and vegetables suitable for childcare center gardening. …

Cleaning Flooded Upholstered Furniture, Curtains, Bedding, Table Linens and Other Household Textiles

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Farm to Early Care and Education Local Food Purchasing Guide

There are many different ways to buy local food, and this guide provides information that …

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