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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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Home Food Preservation Series

This workshop is designed for those who wish to learn about canning as a home food preservation method. This …

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Farm to Early Care and Education Event

Please join us for a fun education event. Farm to Early Care and Education Extension Training Date: Friday, May 12, 2023 Time: 9:00 a.m. …

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Sip of Spring

Join the Bertie County Public Library and the N.C. Cooperative Extension for our next Paint and Sip Class! Create something …

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Dining With Diabetes


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Sip of the Season

Sip of the Season with the Bertie County Public Library and NC State Extension Create something at our Adult Painting …

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Looking to Join the Pumpkin Craze?

How about trying our recipe of the month? Ingredients: 1 can white beans 1 onion (small, finely chopped) 1 cup water 1 can pumpkin …

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More in My Basket

Flyer09.22 Join N.C. Cooperative Extension, Bertie County Center as we explore a different topic every Wednesday starting in September. More In …

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Sip 'N Sea Adult Painting Class

Join the Bertie County Public Library and the N.C. Cooperative Extension for a Sip ‘n Sea Painting Class! Create something …

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