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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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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 …

Whip It Up Wednesday

MyPlate encourages you to make half your plate full of fruits and vegetables. Eating fruits and vegetables provides many …

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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

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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. …