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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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Watch Your Salt!!

Join Family and Consumer Science Agent Carmen Long as she looks into salt in our diet, hidden salt and …

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Family and Consumer Science Newsletter

The quarterly Family and Consumer Science Newsletter is ready and available for viewing by clicking the link below. Feb-Mar-Apr 2019 …

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Diabetes Today / Heart Health

Make plans to join us at the Alleghany Wellness Center on Monday, February 20th at 12:00 noon for the …

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This brief publication is intended to give you research-based information about positive possibilities for the …

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