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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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2020 Fall Cooking Class Series

N.C. Cooperative Extension, Camden County Center is holding a live online fall cooking class. All classes will be hosted …

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Homegrown and Homemade Contest

Did you create, bake, grow, or preserve something awesome during quarantine? Show it off at our virtual Homegrown and …

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Into the Wild Series!

Nature awaits! Come along with 4-H Program Assistant, Marcia Berry, as she shares activities and benefits of enjoying the …

Walking for Fitness

Join Olivia to learn how to stay active and fit. Learn about walking for …

Wheat From Farm to Fork

Of the major crops grown annually in Camden County, wheat is the only crop we plant in one calendar …

Desk Yoga With Olivia

Do you need something to ease you back into working in an office? Try this desk yoga sequence anytime …

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2020 Virtual Home Canning Series

N.C. Cooperative Extension, Currituck County Center is holding a series of FREE virtual home canning classes from Noon–1 p.m. …

Stay Active With Yoga

Gyms are closed, but you can still stay active with yoga in your very own living. Join me on …

Learn to Make Freezer Jam

It’s almost time to have fresh produce readily available, so let’s learn how to make freezer …

Let's Get Active at Home!

During this difficult time all our regular gyms and parks are closed, and it can be hard to stay …

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This Is Stressful!

So… How are you doing? I bet everyone is asking you that right now. I get asked several times …

Making Pizza!

Everyone loves pizza. Here is a video showing you step by step how to make your very own pizzas. …

Food Safety COVID-19 Resources

Some best practices for preparing for COVID-19 and managing risk for individuals at home and for food environments such …

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Starting Your Own Garden

If you are thinking about planting a garden this spring we have some resources that you may find helpful. For …

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Do you have sweetpotatoes that have been gleaned that you plan on using or donating? …

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Snacking and Cooking with Warm-Season Produce from Childcare Production Gardens

This publication includes simple recipes that childcare center cooks and educators can use to engage …

Stirring kale and dressing for a winter salad.

Snacking and Cooking With Cool-Season Produce From Childcare Production Gardens

This publication includes simple recipes that childcare center cooks and educators can use to engage …

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 …

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. …