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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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Cover photo for Home Canning Tomatoes Workshop

Home Canning Tomatoes Workshop

Pasquotank Cooperative Extension is hosting a home canning workshop on July 21 at 9 a.m. This workshop is designed …

Planted Herbs including Oregano, Rosemary and Basil.

Growning and Cooking With Herbs

Whether you grow them yourself or pick them up at the local grocery or farmer’s market, fresh herbs can …

Heart Health

February is American Heart Month

February is American Heart Month–This makes the month a great time to start working on developing habits to keep …

SHIIP Program Volunteers Needed

SHIIP is always looking for more volunteers. With the many decisions people with Medicare have to make, we can …

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Virtual Food Safety Course

N. C. Cooperative Extension, Chowan and Pasquotank County Centers will host a Virtual Safe Plates for Food Managers Course, …

Women's Health

Women's Virtual Spring Health Fair

May 9–15 is National Women’s Health Week. N.C. Cooperative Extension in Pasquotank County is hosting a 2021 Virtual Women’s Health …

Diabetes, Food and Me

Diabetes, Food and Me

Do you have diabetes? Need help learning how to control your diabetes? Do you wonder what foods are safe …

EFNEP

Need Ideas for Spring / Summer Recipes??

Join us for our Expanded Food and Nutrition Education Program. You will learn about: Meal Planning Healthy Snacks Quick Meals Incorporating Physical Activity as …

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ServSafe Certification Class

A ServSafe course will be held at the N.C. Cooperative Extension, Pasquotank County Center, located at 1209 McPherson Street, Elizabeth …

Cover photo for Happy National Avocado Day!

Happy National Avocado Day!

July 31 is National Avocado Day. Avocados are a good source of healthful (monounsaturated) fat and potassium. Mono and …

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Venison Donation Programs

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This publication discusses the pros and cons of mold testing in a home.

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Direct to Food Bank and Food Pantry Donations

This publication, part of the Farm to Food Bank Resource Guide, discusses food donations given …

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This publication describes common fabric pests, their habits, and what to do if you find …

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4-H Chicken Donation: Embryology to Harvesting

This publication, part of the Farm to Food Bank Resource Guide, discusses 4-H projects that …

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Master Gardener Volunteers and Community / Home Gardens

This publication, part of the Farm to Food Bank Resource Guide, discusses using community and …

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This publication, part of the Farm to Food Bank Resource Guide, discusses setting up a …

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Farm to Food Bank Resource Guide for North Carolina Cooperative Extension

This publication provides information and success stories related to food banks, food pantries, food donation …

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