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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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OBX Living Series

The OBX Living Series, a program of Dare County NC Cooperative Extension, is designed for youth and adults who …

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New Ag Tech in Dare County

We are happy to announce Amy Jordan as our new Agricultural Technician Program Assistant. She is a recent transplant …

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Hurricane Preparedness

A good rule of thumb with any potential disaster is to hope for the best, but plan for the …

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YouthVoice 2018 Delegate

Congratulations to Madison Sawyer for representing Dare County as the delegate for the 2018 YouthVoice Summit. North Carolina 4-H …

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Dare Master Gardener Receives Award!

Local resident and Master Gardener℠ volunteer, Chris Stadther, received a 2018 NCEMGVA Outstanding Extension Master Gardener Volunteer Award on June …

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Congratulations Master Gardeners!

Dare County’s hardworking Master Gardeners have received state recognition for their creative and inspirational educational programing. The statewide 2018 NC Extension …

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Mailing Food Gifts

Whether you are mailing Christmas goodies to your grandchildren in the next state or your soldier across the ocean, …

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