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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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May 2024 Newsletter

Extension News May 2024

May Newsletter Highlights! Exciting news! Our May newsletter is now live with a delightful mix of recipes, nutrition tips, gardening …

April 2024 Newsletter

Extension News April 2024

In this month’s newsletter, we are excited to share updates on various agriculture, nutrition, and 4-H events and programs …

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March 2024 Newsletter

In this month’s newsletter, we have an exciting lineup of articles focusing on gardening, lawns, food, and health to …

February 2024 Newsletter

February 2024 Newsletter

Welcome to our February 2024 newsletter. We hope you’re doing well as we dive into the second month of …

January 2024 Newsletter

January 2024 Newsletter

January 2024 Extension News is here! Happy New Year from our N.C. Cooperative Extension family to yours. Extension News January …

October 2023 Extension News

October 2023 Edition of the Extension News

Extension News! October 2023 Extension News In this issue: New Intern Apple Month and NC Crunch Homemade Applesauce Holiday Spending Diabetes and You Program Medicare Annual Open …

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September 2023 Edition of the Extension News

Extension News! September 2023 Extension News In this issue: September’s Garden To Do List Attention Vinedressers Ag Fact Brain Teaser Prussic Acid Poisoning Pregnancy Checking Cows What Is …

August 2023 Extension News

August 2023 Edition of the Extension News

Extension News! August 2023 Extension News In this issue: Cucumber Facts Fall Gardening Planter Workshops Pollinator Count Event Invasive Species Alert Surry County Agricultural Fair 5-Year Milestone Water …

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Live Wise, Live Well

Join us for a day of learning and fun as we discuss how to LIVE WISE, LIVE WELL on …

Extension News July 2023

July Edition of the Extension News

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Cook Smart Eat Smart

Cook Smart | Eat Smart

The Cook Smart Eat Smart cooking school will teach you simple, healthy, and delicious foods. This is a 4 …

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Diabetes Cooking Class Series

Join us on Wednesday, May 31st, 2023 at the N.C. Cooperative Extension, Surry County Center kitchen for the third …

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Free Medicare Seminar

Please join us on March 31, 2023 at 10:00 a.m. for a free seminar on Medicare, Medicare supplements, Medicare …

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Farm to Early Care and Education Local Food Purchasing Guide

There are many different ways to buy local food, and this guide provides information that …

4/3/24Local Foods
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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 …

4/3/24Local Foods
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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 …

4/3/24Local Foods

Food Pantry Produce Markets

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

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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 …

4/3/24Local Foods
Hunters donate venison.

Venison Donation Programs

This publication, part of the Farm to Food Bank Resource Guide, discusses venison donation programs …

4/3/24Local Foods
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Gleaning

This publication, part of the Farm to Food Bank Resource Guide, discusses the process of …

4/3/24Local Foods
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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 …

4/3/24Local Foods