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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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Meal Planning

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Food: Facts or Fiction

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Set Short-Term Goals

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Farm to Early Care and Education Local Food Purchasing Guide

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4-H Chicken Donation: Embryology to Harvesting

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Direct to Food Bank and Food Pantry Donations

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Venison Donation Programs

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Farm to Food Bank Resource Guide for North Carolina Cooperative Extension

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