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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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Cooking 101: Yeast Breads

Baking is a science and is one of the first lessons taught in culinary school. Home-baked bread always tastes …

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Hands-On: Holiday Appetizers

On November 6, 2018, at 6 p.m., join Jeannie Leonard and learn to prepare for the holidays with new …

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Cooking 101: Become an "Egg"-cellent Cook

When: Thursday, September 13, 2018, 6 – 8 p.m. Where: N.C. Cooperative Extension, Randolph County Center Cost: $5 Register online! Pre-registration and pre-payment …

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Plants Do That . . . Inside

“When plants are around, students are just smarter and pay more attention,” says Dr. Charles Hall, Ellison Chair, Texas A&M. This information …

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