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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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Maintain, Don't Gain!!!

North Carolina Cooperative Extension, Warren Center Promotes The 15th Annual Maintain, Don’t Gain! Holiday Challenge. North Carolina Cooperative Extension, Warren …

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Kids Blended Arts

Come enjoy a day full of creativity through painting & deliciously healthy smoothies & …

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Small Farms Field Day

Did you know that 8% of U.S. farms market foods locally through farmer’s markets and food hubs? If you …

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What's Your Favorite Canning Recipe?

CHOOSE THE RIGHT CANNER FOR HOME CANNING How exciting…..Farmers Markets are OPEN! With the months getting warmer and the vegetables …

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National Carrot Cake Day

Did you know that February 3, 2022, is National Carrot Cake Day? Did you know carrots are loaded with …

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TikTok! TikTok! 4Health

This is an opportunity for youth ages 10-14 to engage in hands-on learning while focusing on healthy habits. Participants …

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