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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.

Holiday Challenge Week 6

This is the season where we strive to do it all – give the perfect gift, bake the perfect …

Holiday Challenge Week 5

Holidays and stress go hand in hand. Extra commitments on your calendar and the breakneck pace from Thanksgiving to …

Holiday Challenge Week 4

Cookies. Candy canes. Pie. Hot chocolate. It seems that everywhere you turn during the holidays, temptation is at your …

Holiday Challenge Week 3

If you’re headed out of town for the holidays it usually means time to kick back, relax, and enjoy …

Holiday Challenge Week 2

Shorter daylight hours and busier days may make you wonder how you will fit physical activity in during the …

Holiday Challenge Week 1

What is supposed to be a fun filled holiday celebration can turn even the most fun-loving people into nervous …

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 …

3 days 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