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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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Pruebas de Detección del COVID-19

Coronavirus Pruebas El Departamento de Salud y Servicios Humanos de Carolina del Norte (NCDHHS) lanzó nuevas herramientas en línea para ayudar a …

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Charla De Bienestar Chatham

Ayudandole a mantenerse enfocado en el bienestar con divertidos consejos y trucos que puede usar en cualquier lugar, incluso …

Chatham Health Alliance

Chatham Wellness Chat

Chatham Wellness Chat, helping you stay wellness-centered with fun tips and tricks that you can use anywhere. Text the words …

Resources

COVID-19 Resources

COVID-19 has impacted all of our lives in one form or another. There are still so many unanswered questions …

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Spring Ag Fest 2020 Canceled

The Ag Fest Committee has made the difficult decision to cancel this year’s Spring Ag Fest 2020 out of …

Recent Publications related to Health & Nutrition

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At Your Door Step: A Family Factsheet on Outdoor Play and Learning

Right at your doorstep may be many of the answers to the social, educational, and …

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Helping Children Cope With Stress

This publication describes how children cope with stress and summarizes practices that parents can use …

6/25/20
Raised beds with a crop of kale (left) and mustard greens (rt).

Growing Cool-Season Vegetables in Childcare Production Gardens

This publication focuses on easy-to-grow, child-friendly, cool-season vegetables suitable for childcare center gardening. This is …

Raised beds with a mix of warm-season fruits and vegetables.

Growing Warm-Season Fruits and Vegetables in Childcare Production Gardens

This publication focuses on easy-to-grow, child-friendly, warm-season fruits and vegetables suitable for childcare center gardening. …

Stirring kale and dressing for a winter salad.

Snacking and Cooking With Cool-Season Produce From Childcare Production Gardens

This publication includes simple recipes that childcare center cooks and educators can use to engage …

Searching for ripe tomatoes.

Snacking and Cooking with Warm-Season Produce from Childcare Production Gardens

This publication includes simple recipes that childcare center cooks and educators can use to engage …

Harvesting beans from a vine-covered teepee.

Creating Childcare Center Production Gardens

This publication focuses on developing fruit and vegetable production gardens in the Outdoor Learning Environment …

Photo: Little fingers loosening roots before planting.

Growing and Cooking Fruits and Vegetables at Childcare Centers

This factsheet summarizes the benefits of fruit and vegetable gardening with children. It includes age-appropriate …