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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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Move More Workshops This November!

The Family & Consumer Sciences Program is partnering up with the Stanly County Nutrition Sites to offer workshops titled …

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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 …

Recent Publications related to Health & Nutrition

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 …

11/11/20For Safety's Sake

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