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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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Busy Moms Cooking Series

Are you looking for some mom wins this year? Well, grab your friends and join us for our busy …

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Cooking With Fresh Vegetables

N.C. Cooperative Extension of Currituck County is hosting several classes throughout the year called Cooking with the Seasons to …

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How to Conquer Setbacks

When the clock struck midnight on the new year, many of you made a commitment to yourself that 2019 …

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Kitchen Tech Series

Explore new ways to use your favorite cooking tools with our Kitchen Tech series! There are tons of kitchen tools …

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Cooking With the Seasons

N.C. Cooperative Extension is hosting several classes throughout the year called Cooking with the Seasons to help you learn …

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Staying Active in the Winter

When winter begins, you have two options: you can pull the covers up over your head or you can …

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Delicious Meatless Cooking

Are you working toward a healthy vegetarian diet? Or do you love to include “Meatless Mondays” into your rotation …

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Cooking With Herbs & Spices

Having the knowledge to be creative in the kitchen is not only fun but it empowers you to prepare …

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International Cooking Series

Take your cooking to the next level! A great way to spice up your cooking is to take it international. …

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2018 Home Canning Series

*Canceled- Due to Hurricane* N.C. Cooperative Extension is holding a series of home canning classes from 1:30 – 3:30 p.m. …

Recent Publications related to Health & Nutrition

Raised beds with a mix of warm-season fruits and vegetables.

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. …

Harvesting beans from a vine-covered teepee.

Creating Childcare Center Production Gardens

This publication focuses on developing fruit and vegetable production gardens in the Outdoor Learning Environment …

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Growing and Cooking Fruits and Vegetables at Childcare Centers

This factsheet summarizes the benefits of fruit and vegetable gardening with children. It includes age-appropriate …

Black Cohosh (Actaea racemosa L.)

Black cohosh is a member of the Ranunculaceae family. It is a native medicinal plant …

Mold Testing

This publication discusses the pros and cons of mold testing in a home.

10/1/19

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 …

Raised beds with a crop of kale (left) and mustard greens (rt).

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 …