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Upcoming Programs

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Winter 2024


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 eb_odom@ncsu.org


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!



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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.

3-Day Training (March 2024)

Class: March 11-13, 2024 from 8:00-12:00noon

Exam: March 14, 2024 at 9:00 a.m.

Location: Northampton County Cooperative Extension office, Jackson NC

2-Day Training (May 2024)

Class: May 29-30, 2024 from 9:00-4:00 p.m.

Exam: May 31, 2024 at 9:00 a.m.

Location: Halifax County Cooperative Extension office, Halifax, NC

3-Day Training (August 2024)

Class: August 12-14, 2024 from 8:00-12:00noon

Exam: August 15, 2024 at 9:00 a.m.

Location: Halifax County Cooperative Extension office, Halifax, NC

3-Day Training (November 2024)

Class: November 18-19, 2024 from 9:00-4:00 p.m.

Exam: November 20, 2024 at 9:00 a.m.

Location: Northampton County Cooperative Extension office, Jackson, NC


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 January 8, 2024! Classes are FREE! No registration required! Come and bring a friend!


Med Instead of Meds

The Med Instead of Meds class series will help you Go Med by exploring 7 simple steps to eating the Med Way. Learn Med tips, life hacks, and recipes that will help you eat the Med Way every day. Great tasting and good for you! The simple, delicious, and satisfying Med Way of eating will keep you coming back for more.

Classes will be held every Tuesday from April 2 – May 7, 2024 from 2:00-3:30 p.m.

Location:  Northampton County Cultural & Wellness Center, 9536 NC-305, Jackson, NC

All classes are FREE! Seats are limited!

Register at: https://go.ncsu.edu/northamptonmim