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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.

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 …

Food and Nutrition Classes Offered

Pasquotank County Cooperative Extension will be offering 4 Food and Nutrition Classes beginning in June. Cook Smart, Eat Smart …

Nov 2 National Deviled Egg Day

Deviled Egg Make-over Here in the South, we are famous for one of the most delicious egg dishes ever created …

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