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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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At Home With ECA-Say Cheese!!

Join us next Thursday to learn about the history, health benefits, and science behind cheese making. Registration is available on …

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Summer Home Food Preservation Series

All classes will be held at the Wilkes Agricultural Center, 416 Executive Dr, Wilkesboro, NC 28697. Registration is required. Water …

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Prevent Lung Cancer: Test for Radon

January is National Radon Action Month. Each year upwards to 22,000 people die from radon-induced lung cancer. Roughly 54 …

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January FCS Upcoming Programs

Find out about upcoming Family and Consumer Sciences programs. At Home with ECA: Disaster Preparedness January 6th @ 11 a.m. We are …

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