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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.

How to Make Yummy Pumpkin Bake

Even though winter has officially kicked-in, there are still some fall ingredients around to pull together a yummy pumpkin …

delicata squash

What to Do With Delicata Squash?

Join Extension Agent Margie Mansure and self-proclaimed “food fan” Eric Stafford for this 17 minute video demonstrating a bisque …

Bok Choy Salad

What to Do With Bok Choy?

Ever seen Bok Choy at a market and wondered what people do with it? Join Extension Agent Margie Mansure …

Mexican Green Beans

How to Jazz Up Your Green Beans

Join Extension Agent Margie Mansure and self-proclaimed “Food Fan” Eric Stafford in this 16-minute video to learn how to …

bruschetta

Make Easy Dips With Seasonal Tomatoes

Join Extension Agent Margie Mansure and self-proclaimed “food fan” Eric Stafford in this 21-minute video as they use vine-ripened …

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Saving Milk

One of my favorite childhood movies was Heidi. There are many versions but I’ve only seen the one made …

Crispy Corn Fritters

How to Cook Crispy Corn Fritters

Join Extension Agent Margie Mansure and self-proclaimed “food fan” Eric Stafford as they cook up what is basically a …

Ratatouille Grits

How to Cook Ratatouille Grits

Join Extension Agent Margie Mansure and self-proclaimed “food fan” Eric Stafford for this 28-minute video as they gather up …

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 …

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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 …

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Pickle and Pickle Product Problems

This guide lists the problems that can arise in making sweet gherkin pickles and describes …

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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