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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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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 …

Fitness Program

Albemarle GetFit

Are you looking to increase your physical activity? If so, Albemarle GetFit is for you. Join us for one …

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 …

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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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Fall Into Fitness

Research shows that seasons can have a direct effect on your physical activity. For many people, staying active and remaining …

2019 Cooking with Gusto

N.C. Cooperative Extension Centers in Camden, Chowan, Currituck, Dare, Gates, Hertford, Pasquotank, Perquimans and Tyrrell County invite you to …

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"It's Meal Time, Not Phone Time"

“It’s Meal Time, Not Phone Time” June 6th, 13th, 20th, 27th August 3rd and 10th Find Tips and Hints to Save …

Recent Publications related to Health & Nutrition

Identifying and Responding to Factors That Can Affect Egg Quality and Appearance

This publication is a useful resource that shell egg producers can use to identify egg …

2 weeks ago

Mold Testing

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

4/20/22

Appendix H. Community Gardening Resources

This appendix is part of the Extension Gardener Handbook and gives users to the tools …

2/1/22
Searching for ripe tomatoes.

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

This publication includes simple recipes that childcare center cooks and educators can use to engage …

Raised beds with a crop of kale (left) and mustard greens (rt).

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. …

Harvesting beans from a vine-covered teepee.

Creating Childcare Center Production Gardens

This publication focuses on developing fruit and vegetable production gardens in the Outdoor Learning Environment …