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Upcoming Programs

Mark your Calendar!

Spring 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.

****First meeting May 3, 2023 at 1:00 p.m.

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.

Series will be offered: 1:00-3:00 p.m. Northampton County Extension office and 6:00-8:00 p.m. Halifax County Extension office

Health Fair

Senior Health Fair

Come out to discover what Northampton County’s health community has to offer local seniors.

When:  Friday, April 28, 2023, 10:00 a.m. – 3:00 p.m.

JW Faison Senior Center, 110 Ridgecrest Lane, Jackson, NC

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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:  April 24 – 25, 2023, 9 a.m.-4 p.m.

Exam Date:  April 26, 2023, 9 a.m. – 12noon

N.C. Cooperative Extension, Northampton County Center, 9495 NC Highway 305, Jackson, NC

Registration Fee: $125.00

Steps to Health

Take Control

Come learn lifelong habits that will help you eat healthy and be physically active!

When:  Wednesdays at 11:00 a.m., March 1 – April 19, 2023

JW Faison Senior Center, 110 Ridgecrest Lane, Jackson, NC

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

Strength training program to help with strength, mobility and learn healthy food options. 8-week program that meets 2 times/week.

When:  Tuesdays & Thursdays from 11:00 a.m. – 12:00 noon. May 2 – June 22, 2023

Where: Northampton County Cultural & Wellness Center, Jackson, NC



For more information call,  EB Odom at 252-534-2711 or email:

Home Food Preservation

All classes will be offered in the morning and evening.

10:00 – 12:00 noon at Northampton County Cooperative Extension and 5:30-7:00 p.m. Halifax County Cooperative Extension

May 16 – Sweet Spreads,  June 13 – Pickling,  July 11 Pressure Canning