Med Month Celebrates Mediterranean Diet, Lifestyle
Join NC State Extension in celebrating the Med way of eating and living during Med Month, or International Mediterranean Diet Month.
Labor Intensive: Extension Agent Andrea Gibbs
With the birth of her first baby weeks away, Extension Agriculture Agent Andrea Gibbs is still on the job covering 1,000 square miles of farmland — more than an hour from the nearest hospital.
Extending Health Across The State
A grant from NC State Extension’s new Health Matters program allowed two Halifax County churches to build a community garden that now provides produce to over 350 families. It was one of 60 wide-ranging projects by four Health Matters associates and their 110 community partners last year to increase access to healthy food and physical activity.
Straight from the Kitchen, Garden and Farm: Homegrown Educates, Connects North Carolinians
Homegrown, a new educational video series from NC State Extension, aims to reconnect people to the food, landscapes and agriculture of North Carolina.
After the Flood: Rebuilding an Extension Center
In the 15 months since Hurricane Matthew flooded their building, Lenoir County’s Extension staff members have worked under trying conditions. But with a new building under construction, the future looks brighter.
Extension in Action: Protecting a Farmer’s Harvest
When farmer Martha Calderon needed help keeping her tomato harvest fresh, she turned to NC State Extension. The result? An innovative project that protects her crops and ensures profitability.
Extension to Take Part in Upcoming Rural Assembly
Rural leadership is the topic of next month’s Rural Assembly in Raleigh, and NC State Extension will be there, highlighting some of its top programs aimed at promoting prosperity in the state’s rural communities.
Healthy Eating Campaign Targets Mothers of Young Children
A new social marketing campaign launched by NC State’s SNAP-Ed Steps to Health program encourages mothers to model healthy eating for their young children.
Extension Front and Center at First Rural Day
Rural Day aimed to raise awareness of the issues crippling North Carolina’s rural communities and inspire action. And Extension is helping lead the way, improving the lives of citizens from the mountains to the coast.
Organic Tobacco: Better Ways to Get Off to a Good Start
Interest in organic tobacco farming has been growing in recent years, and at NC State University, researchers are taking the guessing game out of one of the most important steps in production: how best to fertilize seedlings.