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Health & Nutrition

Extension offers a wealth of educational programs that address public health issues, improve economic well-being, and help people make healthier, better-informed decisions. Programs range from local foods, food safety, and food preservation to gardening and environmental efforts.

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Tasty Tuesdays Cooking Class

Class meets each Tuesday in November. Make over your holiday cooking with this hands-on cooking class. Cost …

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Low Carb Cooking Camp

Wednesday, August 16th – Friday, August 18th 2:00 p.m. – 5:00 p.m. Washington County Extension Office, …

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ServSafe Class

February 23rd – 25th 9:00 a.m. – 3:00 p.m. Click on the link below for the Registration …

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Oils & Vinegars Class

Tuesday, March 24, 2015 6:00 p.m. at the Cooperative Extension Office Fee $7.00 Please RSVP by March …

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ServSafe Class

February 4th-6th, 2015 9:00 a.m. – 3:00 p.m. each day Exam: February 9th, 2015 at 9:00 a.m. Washington County Extension Center Click on …

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Vegetable Spiralizer Class

A delicious way to cut carbohydrates! Tuesday, November 18th, 2014 6:00 p.m. at Extension Office Cost: …

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Apple Butter Class

Tuesday, September 30, 2014 at 6:00 p.m. Washington County Extension Office Price is $10.00 per person Call (252) 793-2163 to Register …

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ServSafe Class

September 24th – 26th 9:00 – 3:00 Test will be given on September 29th at …

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Direct to Food Bank and Food Pantry Donations

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

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Insect Repellent Products

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

Ginseng Disease Control - Phytophthora and Alternaria

Phytophthora leaf blight and root rot is a devastating disease which causes a leaf blight …

Sources of Goldenseal Seeds, Plants or Roots

This publication offers a list of companies and nurseries that carry goldenseal seeds or plants …

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Venison Donation Programs

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

4/18/18Local 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 …

4/18/18Local Foods

Home Composting with Earthworms

Worms can turn food scraps into a soil amendment called vermicompost — worm castings — …

4/9/18
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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 …

2/28/18