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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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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 …

Vegetable Spiralizer

Vegetable Spiralizer Class

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

Apple Butter

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 …

Canned Fruits and Vegetables

Canning for Beginners

Thursday, May 22 6:00 p.m. Plymouth Extension Office Price $10.00 per person Call to register …

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