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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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Collards and Crafts

Folks, save the date for the most unique shopping experience Robeson County has to offer! Wouldn’t you love to …

Very Local Holiday Festival Details

2020 Very Local Holiday Festival

Join us Saturday, December 5, from 8:30 a.m.–1:00 p.m., for A Very Local Holiday Festival at the Robeson County …

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Holidays Are Here

Can you believe it? Thanksgiving is literally right around the corner. Having a menu for each meal and shopping …

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Shopping With EFNEP

Fall is upon us! Commercials advertising newly released horror movies are in full swing and the drop in temperature …

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EFNEP Online!

Did you know that the 4-H Expanded Food and Nutrition Education Program (EFNEP) is now offering food and nutrition …

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Breakfast

Why is breakfast the most important meal of the day? This is a question many of our youth ask …

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Instant Pot for Beginners

Explore the exciting world of Instant Pot cookery. Learn everything from the history of multicookers and tips for storing …

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Familiar Face, New Role

Growing up I spent a lot of time in my Granny’s kitchen. I can remember sitting on the counter …

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Canceled or Short Supply

Canceled! This is a word I have begrudgingly become accustomed to in the last couple of months. I would …

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Gathering Around the Table

Life as we knew it has changed over the past several months with COVID-19 on the rise. We have …

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Sleep Responsibly

Over the past couple of weeks, I have experienced some of the best sleep imaginable. To be perfectly honest, …

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Farmers' Market Tours: A Guide for Nutrition Educators

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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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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.

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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