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Freezer Meal Workshop

The number one reason people give for not fixing meals at home is they do not have enough time. …

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Extension Master Food Volunteer Program

Grow. Cook. Eat. Application Opens is Monday, June 3, 2019 Application Deadline is Wednesday, July 31, 2019 Interview Date is Friday, August …

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Safe Plates Class

N.C. Cooperative Extension of Edgecombe County will be offering a Safe Plates Food Safety Certification Class, March 26–28, 2019. Successful …

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Cooking Under Pressure

Do you have an electric pressure cooker or plan to get one and are not sure how to use …

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Safe Plates Class September 26 -28

NC Safe Plates is a food safety certification course developed by North Carolina State University. Certification is provided by …

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Home Canning Series

Edgecombe County Cooperative Extension will be hosting a summer home canning workshop series. Participants will learn how to safely …

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Regional Strawberry Pre-Plant Meeting

Annual regional meeting for strawberry growers and those interested in getting started in strawberry production. This meeting is hosted …

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