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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.

Fitness Program

Albemarle GetFit

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

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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 …

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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 …

Good Agricultural Practices for the Production and Handling of Strawberry, Raspberry, Blackberry, and Blueberry

Maintaining good sanitation throughout production and handling of strawberries, raspberries, blackberries, and blueberries is important. …

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