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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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Agriculture Is Vital to Stanly County

Stanly County agriculture is vital to our economy, community, and environment. Without agriculture in Stanly County, the local economy would …

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International Cooking Class

Come learn to make hands-on recipes that are out of this world! Participants will not only go home with …

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A Winning Tailgate Recipes

“A Winning Tailgate” cooking class was held on August 28, 2019. During this class, participants learned about basic nutrition …

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Meal Prep Bootcamp

We are teaming up with Gold’s Gym Albemarle to offer another Meal Prep Bootcamp Workshop. See flyer for details! When: …

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Empowering Youth & Families

Join our Empowering Youth & Families Program to gain 18 new tools to strengthen your family while also teaching …

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Local Food Drive!

We are excited to celebrate the 33rd Annual Small Farms Week by hosting a local food drive. Please help …

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Golden Shoe Event

We are excited to partner with Stanly County Health Department & Parks and Rec on the 2019 Golden Shoe …

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2019 Learning to Grow Series

N.C. Cooperative Extension, Stanly County Center is excited to offer the 2019 Learning to Grow Series! This series of …

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Join the 2018 Holiday Challenge!

You are invited to join the 12th annual Eat Smart, Move More, Maintain, don’t gain! Holiday Challenge. Rather than focusing on …

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A Canning Workshop Success

“I am so excited to be here learning how to can safely”, shared Jenna Miller (pictured above) upon her …

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Growing Warm-Season Fruits and Vegetables in Childcare Production Gardens

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