Skip to main content

Logo for N.C. Cooperative Extension N.C. Cooperative Extension Homepage

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.

en Español / em Português
Español

El inglés es el idioma de control de esta página. En la medida en que haya algún conflicto entre la traducción al inglés y la traducción, el inglés prevalece.

Al hacer clic en el enlace de traducción se activa un servicio de traducción gratuito para convertir la página al español. Al igual que con cualquier traducción por Internet, la conversión no es sensible al contexto y puede que no traduzca el texto en su significado original. NC State Extension no garantiza la exactitud del texto traducido. Por favor, tenga en cuenta que algunas aplicaciones y/o servicios pueden no funcionar como se espera cuando se traducen.


Português

Inglês é o idioma de controle desta página. Na medida que haja algum conflito entre o texto original em Inglês e a tradução, o Inglês prevalece.

Ao clicar no link de tradução, um serviço gratuito de tradução será ativado para converter a página para o Português. Como em qualquer tradução pela internet, a conversão não é sensivel ao contexto e pode não ocorrer a tradução para o significado orginal. O serviço de Extensão da Carolina do Norte (NC State Extension) não garante a exatidão do texto traduzido. Por favor, observe que algumas funções ou serviços podem não funcionar como esperado após a tradução.


English

English is the controlling language of this page. To the extent there is any conflict between the English text and the translation, English controls.

Clicking on the translation link activates a free translation service to convert the page to Spanish. As with any Internet translation, the conversion is not context-sensitive and may not translate the text to its original meaning. NC State Extension does not guarantee the accuracy of the translated text. Please note that some applications and/or services may not function as expected when translated.

Collapse ▲
Cover photo for We Need Foodie Volunteers

We Need Foodie Volunteers

Do you enjoy cooking, eating, local food work, or just simply – food? If you answered yes to any …

Cover photo for Summer Canning Series

Summer Canning Series

Come gather with like-minded people and learn about canning your bounty. In the “Summer Canning Series,” you will learn about …

Cover photo for Cake Decorating 101

Cake Decorating 101

Please join us for Cake Decorating 101 class on May 16, 2024 from 6-8 p.m. at the N.C. Cooperative …

Cover photo for Chowan V Training, Fumigation & Paraquat

Chowan V Training, Fumigation & Paraquat

Attention Farmers! Does your Pesticide license need to be renewed this year? N.C. Cooperative Extension, Chowan County Center will be offering three …

Cover photo for Beekeeping 101

Beekeeping 101

The Beekeepers of Chowan County will have the Beekeeping 101 class on Saturday, January 27, 2024, at the Chowan …

Cover photo for Wreath Decorating Class

Wreath Decorating Class

Saturday, December 2, 2023 from 1-3 p.m. N.C. Cooperative Extension–Chowan County Center’s Extension Community Association and Master Gardeners offer their …

2023 Report to the People

The Chowan County Cooperative Extension has been busy this past year educating the public on Family, Farms and 4-H. …

Cover photo for Canning Soup W/ Meat

Canning Soup W/ Meat

Did you know that people still do a lot of canning in this area of the state? There is …

Cover photo for Meat Canning Class Offered This Fall

Meat Canning Class Offered This Fall

The N.C. Extension Cooperative Extension, Chowan County Center will be offering Meat Canning Classes on October 11, 2023. There will …

Recent Publications related to Health & Nutrition

Farm to Early Care and Education Local Food Purchasing Guide

There are many different ways to buy local food, and this guide provides information that …

16 hours agoLocal Foods
4-H students hold chickens.

4-H Chicken Donation: Embryology to Harvesting

This publication, part of the Farm to Food Bank Resource Guide, discusses 4-H projects that …

16 hours agoLocal Foods
People work in a community food garden.

Master Gardener Volunteers and Community / Home Gardens

This publication, part of the Farm to Food Bank Resource Guide, discusses using community and …

16 hours agoLocal Foods

Food Pantry Produce Markets

This publication, part of the Farm to Food Bank Resource Guide, discusses setting up a …

16 hours agoLocal Foods
A food bank warehouse with boxes of produce.

Direct to Food Bank and Food Pantry Donations

This publication, part of the Farm to Food Bank Resource Guide, discusses food donations given …

16 hours agoLocal Foods
Hunters donate venison.

Venison Donation Programs

This publication, part of the Farm to Food Bank Resource Guide, discusses venison donation programs …

16 hours agoLocal Foods
4-H volunteers gleaning sweet potatoes.

Gleaning

This publication, part of the Farm to Food Bank Resource Guide, discusses the process of …

16 hours agoLocal Foods
Volunteers sort food at a food bank.

Farm to Food Bank Resource Guide for North Carolina Cooperative Extension

This publication provides information and success stories related to food banks, food pantries, food donation …

16 hours agoLocal Foods