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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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Italian Cooking

Che Buono/a!- Italian Delicious Dishes!

N.C. Cooperative Extension, Cumberland County Center is excited to offer the second cooking workshop in our International Cooking series – …

Safe Pressure Canning

Safe Pressure Canning 101

Are you ready to starting canning those fresh vegetables and fruits? Then join the Cooperative Extension staff for a …

Better Living Series logo

2024 Better Living Series

Cumberland County Cooperative Extension is excited to announce the return of the ever popular Better Living Series. The Better Living …

Pumpkins in the field

October Better Living Series Workshops

N.C. Cooperative Extension, Cumberland County Center announces the upcoming October Better Living Series workshops, which will focus on pumpkins. The …

cooking with herbs

Cooking With Herbs

Cooking with Herbs Wednesday, June 21 from 12:00 noon-2:00 p.m. N.C. Cooperative Extension, Cumberland County Center, 301 East Mountain Drive, Fayetteville, …

charcuterie board

Healthy Choices for Charcuterie Boards

November 15, 2022 10:00 a.m. -11:30 a.m. Extension Demo Kitchen 301 East Mountain Drive, Fayetteville, NC 28306 Registration is $20 and due by …

Recent Publications related to Health & Nutrition

Brief Instructions for Freezing Fruit

This publication covers best freezing practices for a variety of fruits.

3 days ago

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 …

4/3/24Local 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 …

4/3/24Local 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 …

4/3/24Local Foods

Food Pantry Produce Markets

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

4/3/24Local 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 …

4/3/24Local Foods
Hunters donate venison.

Venison Donation Programs

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

4/3/24Local Foods
4-H volunteers gleaning sweet potatoes.

Gleaning

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

4/3/24Local Foods