NC State Extension

Health and Nutrition

Child eating a tomato

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Advocates for Health in Action

AHA fosters and supports community efforts to make healthy eating and physical activity the way of life in Wake County.

Eat Smart Move More North Carolina and

Simple solutions developed in NC for helping others eat more fruits and veggies.

N.C. Cooperative Extension Health & Nutrition

Making healthy choices isn’t always easy. North Carolina Cooperative Extension’s educators help people sort fact from fad, providing research-based programs that promote a lifetime of good health. Programs cover a broad spectrum, from pesticide safety to indoor air quality, from childhood nutrition and physical activity to heart-healthy eating and food safety.

N.C. Cooperative Extension Food Safety and Food Preservation

NC Fresh Produce Safety

The Produce Lady

The Produce Lady, Brenda Sutton, gives tips on selecting, storing and preparing fruits and vegetables.

Fruit & Veggies MatterRecipes

The Centers for Disease Control and Prevention National Fruit and Vegetable Program

Fruit and Veggies More Matters

Produce for Better Health Foundation

Fall Garden Produce

When and how to harvest and store

Gardens for Everybody

Tips for making gardens accessible