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Upcoming Programs

Mark your Calendar!

Fall/Winter 2023

Monthly Healthy Carolinians Virtual Support Group

Join our monthly Zoom calls to get tips and hacks to build healthy lifestyle habits from the comfort of your home or office.

When:  First Wednesday of each month, 10:00 a.m. over Zoom

To receive Zoom link and join in, contact EB Odom at 525-534-2711 or

Monthly In-Person Support Group

Join us the first Wednesday of every month from 1:00-2:00 p.m. for strategies to prevent or manage chronic disease, such as, diabetes, heart disease, high blood pressure, high cholesterol, or overweight.

Location:  CADA office, 120 Sessoms Dr, Rich Square, NC

We will focus on:

  • Healthy Cooking
  • Nutrition
  • Setting Goals
  • Being Active

REGISTRATION NOT REQUIRED!! Join us and bring a friend!

Homesteading Series

Everything you need to know to get your homestead growing.

Land Preparation – September 19, 2023 from12:30-1:30 p.m.

At Halifax County Extension Office

Gardening – September 26, 2023 from 12:30-1:30 p.m.

At Northampton County Extension Office

Food Preservation – October 3, 2023 from 12:30-1:30 p.m.

At Northampton County Extension Office

Poultry & Small Scale Livestock – October 10, 2023 from 12:30-1:30 p.m.

At Halifax County Extension Office

Registration:  $12.00/class

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Safe Plates for Food Managers

Safe Plates is a food safety training that satisfies the FDA Model Food Code requirement for a certified food protection manager.

Class Dates:  September 27-28, 2023, 9 a.m.-4 p.m.

Exam Date:  September 29, 2023, 9 a.m. – 12noon

N.C. Cooperative Extension, Halifax County Center, 359 Ferrell Lane, Halifax, NC

Registration Fee: $130.00    Register Here

2023 Roanoke Valley Aging Expo – Discover You!

Thursday, October 12, 2023 from 9:00 a.m. – 2:00 p.m. at Kirkwood Adams Community Center, Roanoke Rapids, NC. Register:  252-533-2847

Exhibits, refreshments, door prizes, speakers, health screening, and much more!

Northampton County Aging Expo – Don’t Fall For It!

Friday, November 17, 2023 from 9:00 a.m. – 12:00 p.m. at Northampton County Cultural & Wellness Center, Jackson, NC

Come enjoy health screenings, dynamic guest speakers, door prizes and food box giveaways. Register: 252-574-0229

Healthy Holiday Food and Crafts

November 30, 2023 4:00-5:00 at the Northampton County Senior Center.

Healthy Holiday Recipes, Crafts, and Handmade gift ideas. 

Register Here

L.I.F.T. (Lifelong Improvements Through Fitness Together)

Monday & Wednesday mornings from 11:00 – 12:00 at the Northampton County Senior Center. Class will begin October 30th! Registration is FREE


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EB Odom, N.C. Cooperative ExtensionEB OdomArea Agent, Family and Consumer Sciences, SNAP-Ed Call EB Email EB N.C. Cooperative Extension, Northampton County Center
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