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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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Cover photo for 2022 Report to the People

2022 Report to the People

2022 Report To the People Video Every year the N.C. Cooperative Extension, Chowan County Center does a Report To The People. …

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Summer Canning Series

Summer Canning classes are coming up if you are interested in learning more you can register online. N.C. Cooperative Extension, Chowan …

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Friendship Bread Making Class

Come join this hands-on Friendship Bread Making Class. The class will be on April 12, 2023, from 6-8 p.m. …

foodie friends

Foodie Friends Cooking Class

Chowan County 4-H and FCS are partnering to offer a new cooking series: Foodie Friends Cooking Class! Join us …

Cover photo for Rethink Takeout This New Year

Rethink Takeout This New Year

Happy New Year’s Eve after weeks of family time you may be really wanting to order out. Ordering takeout …

Cover photo for Wreath Decorating Workshop

Wreath Decorating Workshop

This is the 4th Annual Wreath Decorating Workshop that has been hosted by Extension Community Association and assisted by …

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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 …

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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 …

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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 …

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Food Pantry Produce Markets

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

1 week 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 …

1 week 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 …

1 week agoLocal Foods
Hunters donate venison.

Venison Donation Programs

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

1 week agoLocal Foods
4-H volunteers gleaning sweet potatoes.

Gleaning

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

1 week agoLocal Foods