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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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New Winter Classes!

It’s beginning to look a lot like…new classes! As we get ready for some delicious holiday meals, why not take …

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Join in the EFNEP Fun!

I recently had the wonderful opportunity to meet many of y’all at the N.C. Mountain State Fair and share …

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Back by Popular Demand: Adult Classes!

Due to overwhelming popular demand, the N.C. Cooperative Extension, Henderson County Center will be hosting another adult nutrition and cooking …

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Garden Bounty Solution!

Do you have an abundance of vegetables growing in your garden? Have you purchased a bushel of fresh produce …

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The Fun Never Ends!

The fun never ends here at the N.C. Cooperative Extension, Henderson County Center! As our summer camps come to …

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Begin a Career With Extension!

N.C. Cooperative Extension, Henderson County Center is hiring!!! Support Specialist Assists Agents with special and recurring projects, promotional events, and related …

What We Learned This Summer!

Time Flies When You're Having Fun!

Time certainly flies when you’re having fun – especially as much fun as our summer EFNEP camp participants! Students from …

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4-H Cloverbud Nature Day Camp!

Join 4-H for a special Cloverbud nature adventure, Onacona day camp!! This camp is open to youth ages 5-8 …

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Brand New Class!

As the summer comes to a close, a lot of fun family activities start to close, too. Not so …

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' Tis the Season!

‘Tis the season! For what, you might ask? For summer and fall programs here at the Cooperative Extension Office! The …

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Live My Best Life Now!

Join us for a fun and engaging short-term program designed for teens to learn more about healthy living! Register …

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EFNEP Summer Camps

It’s that time of year again…school’s almost over, which means it’s time for summer camps! The Expanded Food and Nutrition …

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Pest Alert - Ticks in the Landscape

Although there are several ticks that parasitize people and animals, the deer tick is the most concerning. Ixodes (Deer) ticks …

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Insect Repellent Products

This document is presented to answer some commonly asked questions about repellents and mechanical devices …

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Appendix H. Community Gardening Resources

This appendix is part of the Extension Gardener Handbook and gives users to the tools …

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Cleaning Flooded Upholstered Furniture, Curtains, Bedding, Table Linens and Other Household Textiles

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

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A Housing Safety Checklist for Older People

This checklist describes household conditions that can be hazardous to the elderly and recommends ways …

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Food Pantry Produce Markets

This publication, part of the Farm to Food Bank Resource Guide, discusses setting up a …

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Gleaning

This publication, part of the Farm to Food Bank Resource Guide, discusses the process of …

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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 …

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Mold Testing

This publication discusses the pros and cons of mold testing in a home.

8/18/22