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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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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 …

2019 4-H Summer Fun Flyer

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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Making Healthier Holiday Choices

Mashed potatoes and gravy, Grandma’s famous chocolate pie, and other favorites can be a joyous part of any celebration. …

Recent Publications related to Health & Nutrition

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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Thawing Food Safely

This factsheet describes how to safely thaw frozen foods.

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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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Raised beds with a mix of warm-season fruits and vegetables.

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. …

Harvesting beans from a vine-covered teepee.

Creating Childcare Center Production Gardens

This publication focuses on developing fruit and vegetable production gardens in the Outdoor Learning Environment …

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Growing and Cooking Fruits and Vegetables at Childcare Centers

This factsheet summarizes the benefits of fruit and vegetable gardening with children. It includes age-appropriate …

Black Cohosh (Actaea racemosa L.)

Black cohosh is a member of the Ranunculaceae family. It is a native medicinal plant …

Mold Testing

This publication discusses the pros and cons of mold testing in a home.

10/1/19