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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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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 …

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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 …

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

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Bloodroot (Sanguinaria canadensis L.)

This publication discusses growing and harvesting bloodroot, a spring wildflower used to produce natural red, …

Commercial Goldenseal Cultivation

This factsheet covers commercial goldenseal production in North Carolina, a highly valued medicinal herb which …

Helping Children Cope with Stress

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

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Pickle and Pickle Product Problems

This guide lists the problems that can arise in making sweet gherkin pickles and describes …

Thawing Food Safely

This factsheet describes how to safely thaw frozen foods.