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Kitchen Gadgets

Are you thinking about purchasing a new kitchen gadget such as an air fryer or an Instant Pot? This …

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Homemade Holiday 2019

The 2019 Homemade Holiday Program will be held Friday, November 1 at 6 p.m. The program will be held …

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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. Now taking applications. Anyone interested in cooking, nutrition, foods safety, or food systems can apply. The NC State Extension …

Eating Seasonally and Locally

Eating Seasonally and Locally

A Budget-Friendly Guide to Eating Fresh, Local, Produce. Dr. Alice Ammerman, professor in the Gillings School’s Department of Nutrition has recently …

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4-H Wreath Fundraiser

We are selling wreaths again this holiday season to raise funds for our 4-H’ers to participate in activities like …

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Healthy for the Holidays

This program has been CANCELED. Stay tuned for future programs after the new year. For Holiday program offerings this year, …

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Homemade Holiday Program

The holiday season is fast approaching so make this season one to remember. You can start by attending our …

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Register Now for Aug. 1 Firescaping Workshop

Preparing for Wildfires with Fire-Resistant Landscaping August 1, 2018, 1:00-5:00 p.m. North Carolina Zoo Educational Building 4401 Zoo Pkwy Asheboro, NC 27205 Cost: $10 Register online North …

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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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