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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.

Veggie Hacks

Lately, in conversations around our home, my children have been discussing “hacks.” Not really sure what that meant, they …

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2019 Catawba County Local Food Guide

Mobile friendly website is now open. https://catawbacountyfood.weebly.com/ Printable pdf 2019 Catawba County Local Food Guide printable …

What Is FCS?

Hello! My name is Andrea Sherrill and I am the new Family & Consumer Sciences Agent for N.C. Cooperative …

N.C. Cooperative Extension Mini Course

Free program! For the first time the N.C. Cooperative Extension, Catawba County Center is offering its own mini course! This five-week …

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School Garden Workshop!

October 13, 2018 – 2 p.m. Agriculture Resource Center 1175 S Brady Ave, Newton, NC Are you interested in starting a new …

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Farm to Fork Recipes

Check out a new resource with recipes and resources to help you make the most of foods you find …

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Insect Repellent Products

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

Raised beds with a crop of kale (left) and mustard greens (rt).

Growing Cool-Season Vegetables in Childcare Production Gardens

This publication focuses on easy-to-grow, child-friendly, cool-season vegetables suitable for childcare center gardening. This is …

Raised beds with a mix of warm-season fruits and vegetables.

Growing Warm-Season Fruits and Vegetables in Childcare Production Gardens

This publication focuses on easy-to-grow, child-friendly, warm-season fruits and vegetables suitable for childcare center gardening. …

Brief Instructions for Freezing Fruit

This publication covers best freezing practices for a variety of fruits.

7/10/19

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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Heat Stress Disorders

This publication offers safety tips and first aid procedures to prevent and treat heat stress …

6/13/19Disaster Recovery

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 …

5/23/19Local Foods

Active Aging: Making the Most Out of Life

This brief publication is intended to give you research-based information about positive possibilities for the …

5/20/19