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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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When in Doubt TOSS IT!!!

Food Safety is Key Have you experienced a power outage? Have you ever wondered if it is okay to eat …

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Chefs Who Changed the World

Learn new skills and meet new friends in the New Year! Check out this new online workshop series through …

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Farmworkers PPE

Warren County Cooperative Extension Distributes PPE Supplies for Farmworkers The North Carolina Department of Health and Human Services (NCDHHS) is …

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4-H Edition Chopped Challenge

It’s Virtual, Exciting & Fun!!!! 4-H Edition Chopped Challenge provides the perfect opportunity for youth to meet youth from …

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In the Cards

As unemployment surged in North Carolina this spring during the COVID-19 pandemic, so did the demand for food from …

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Warren County 4-H Summer Palooza'20

Warren County 4-H Summer Palooza’20 will be offered virtually!!! Youth and families will be engaged online and offline through …

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