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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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It’s Your Heart; Take Care of It!

Friday, February 5 is “National Wear Red Day” in support of Women’s Heart Health. Cardiovascular disease is the No. …

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Live Monthly Food Demos!

Do you love learning new recipes and cooking techniques? Would you like to try new vegetables and really enjoy …

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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 …

Recent Publications related to Health & Nutrition

Farmers' Market Tours: A Guide for Nutrition Educators

A Farmers’ Market Tour is a great way to introduce your program participants to an …

1/6/21
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Barriers and Strategies to Connecting Urban Audiences to Wildlife and Nature: Results from a Multi-Method Research Project

This publication summarizes the findings of a research project aimed at understanding urban audiences, identifying …

1/6/21

Pickle and Pickle Product Problems

This guide lists the problems that can arise in making sweet gherkin pickles and describes …

11/11/20For Safety's Sake

Thawing Food Safely

This factsheet describes how to safely thaw frozen foods.

11/11/20For Safety's Sake
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Gleaned Sweetpotatoes: Storage, Recipes, and Quick Facts

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

10/21/20

Eat Smart Move More North Carolina: Growing Communities Through Gardens

Gardens bring communities together. Not only are community gardens a good way to get more …

10/14/20
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Cost Analysis for Improving Park Facilities to Promote Park-based Physical Activity

As public parks and recreation facilities are increasingly positioned as health resources, greater demands for …

9/23/20
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At Your Door Step: A Family Factsheet on Outdoor Play and Learning

Right at your doorstep may be many of the answers to the social, educational, and …

7/29/20