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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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Nutrition Matters - October 2022

Sweet Potato Salad: It’s always sweet potation season in North Carolina! Turn this recipe into your own by adding …

Nutrition Matters: August 2022

Looking for a sweet recipe with favorite fruit? Well look no further! Nutty Apple Crisp takes fresh apples and …

Nutrition Matters - July 2022

Family & Consumer Sciences N.C. Cooperative Extension of Greene County There are several programs that help people access food, but the …

Nutrition Matters - June 2022

Spring is officially here and green vegetables are in abundance. Spring is also when Farmers’ Market crowds pick back …

Nutrition Matters: April 2022

Green Spring: What better way to celebrate than stepping into the spring season with some of our favorite green …

Nutrition Matters - March 2022

What’s in season in March? During the spring and summer North Carolina has a wide variety of seasonal produce …

Nutrition Matters: February 2022

Money Saving Strategies: What is your household currently doing to ensure you stay within budget? Start 2022 on the …

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