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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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2022 Fun

Thank You!

We have had an absolutely wonderful year full of EFNEP programming! I cannot thank all of our wonderful volunteers …

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Ask Your Teachers About EFNEP

If your student has participated in any of the free Expanded Food and Nutrition Education Program (EFNEP) classes, you …

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Testing Wells in Henderson County

Many Henderson County residents utilize well water for their drinking water. Well water is usually healthful and has a …

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Happy New Year!

Is it too early to say Happy New Year? Of course not! At the N.C. Cooperative Extension, Henderson County …

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Fresh Bruschetta Recipe

As the gardening season comes to a close, you may still have a tomato or two to turn into …

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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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Venison Donation Programs

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

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4-H Chicken Donation: Embryology to Harvesting

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