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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.

Upcoming Horticulture Classes

Need a little help from the experts when it comes to beautifying your lawn, controlling insects in the garden, …

More in My Basket

More In My Basket (MIMB) is a program of North Carolina State University, North Carolina Cooperative Extension that helps …

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"Dining In" for Healthy Families

Family & Consumer Sciences Day – December 3, 2015 “Dining In” for Healthy Families You and your family are invited to participate …

Living Healthy With Diabetes

Living with or caring for someone with Diabetes can affect your quality of life. This workshop will give you …

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Cleveland County Kitchen

Cleveland County Kitchen is a collaboration between N.C. Cooperative Extension and Cleveland Community College to showcase local farmers and …

Recent Publications related to Health & Nutrition

Appendix H. Community Gardening Resources

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

2 weeks ago

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

Best Practices for Utilizing Local Food in Nutrition Education and Cooking Classes

This publication provides practical tips on how to promote health eating by incorporating fresh, local …

1/10/18Local Foods

Insect Repellent Products

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

4-H Chicken Donation: Embryology to Harvesting

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

11/16/17Local Foods

Food Pantry Produce Markets

This publication, part of the Farm to Food Bank Resource Guide, discusses setting up a …

11/16/17Local Foods

Venison Donation Programs

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

11/16/17Local Foods