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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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Dr. Seuss Day Recipe!

Good morning to all! I’d like you to know, It’s Dr. Seuss Day! To the kitchen, let’s go! Let’s bake some …

EFNEP Cooks

Summer Fun!

Can’t wait for summer fun? Neither can we at the N.C. Cooperative Extension, Henderson County Center! We are looking forward to …

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New SNAP Opportunities!

The Supplemental Nutrition Assistance Program (SNAP) is providing new opportunities to get more fresh produce and other healthy foods …

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 …

Recent Publications related to Health & Nutrition

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 …

3 weeks agoLocal Foods
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4-H Chicken Donation: Embryology to Harvesting

This publication, part of the Farm to Food Bank Resource Guide, discusses 4-H projects that …

3 weeks agoLocal Foods
People work in a community food garden.

Master Gardener Volunteers and Community / Home Gardens

This publication, part of the Farm to Food Bank Resource Guide, discusses using community and …

3 weeks agoLocal Foods

Food Pantry Produce Markets

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

3 weeks agoLocal Foods
A food bank warehouse with boxes of produce.

Direct to Food Bank and Food Pantry Donations

This publication, part of the Farm to Food Bank Resource Guide, discusses food donations given …

3 weeks agoLocal Foods
Hunters donate venison.

Venison Donation Programs

This publication, part of the Farm to Food Bank Resource Guide, discusses venison donation programs …

3 weeks agoLocal Foods
4-H volunteers gleaning sweet potatoes.

Gleaning

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

3 weeks agoLocal Foods
Volunteers sort food at a food bank.

Farm to Food Bank Resource Guide for North Carolina Cooperative Extension

This publication provides information and success stories related to food banks, food pantries, food donation …

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