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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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Making Healthier Holiday Choices

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

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Blossom-End Rot in Tomatoes

Blossom-end rot of tomatoes is a physiological disorder caused by a lack of sufficient calcium in the blossom end …

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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