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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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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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Tomato Palooza- July 19

What’s it about… Tomato Tasting Contests: Best flavor, Largest, Most unique, Best Tomato Dish Tomato Growing Tips Seminar Open to all! All entries received …

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"Raining" in Mosquitoes

Recent heavy rains and flooding across many areas of the state will create many breeding areas for mosquitoes. While …

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This publication covers important information about cleaning household textiles after a flood.

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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 …

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Your Baby and You, Months 7-9

This publication discusses healthy eating during your third trimester of pregnancy.

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Your Baby and You, Months 1-3

This publication discusses healthy eating during your first trimester of pregnancy.

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Your Baby and You, Months 4-6

This publication discusses healthy eating during your second trimester of pregnancy.

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Active Aging: Making the Most Out of Life

This brief publication is intended to give you research-based information about positive possibilities for the …

5/20/19