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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.

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We Are Here to Serve

With many agencies in Martin County NC closing or having limited public access, please know that the staff of …

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Souper Bowl Champion?

Martin Memorial Library and N.C. Cooperative Extension Family and Consumer Sciences Area Agent, Elizabeth Baker will present a free …

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Taking Steps to Health

Steps to Health:_Take Control Flyer An 8 session Take Control Program to start on Thursday’s January 9, 2020. Taking Steps to …

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Food Demo at the Farmer's Market

FREE SAMPLES SUPER BLENDER BIKE And SALSA/RICE COOKING DEMONSTRATIONS At the Martin County Farmer’s Market Presented By Kindle Nichols-Martin 4H Agent Liz Baker-Family and Consumer …

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4-H Summer Fun 2019

Martin County 4-H Summer Fun 2019 will be kicking off soon! 4-H Summer programming provides safe, supervised, educational opportunities …

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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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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. …