Extension at Home: Virtual Lunch and Learn Series

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Welcome to the 2024 “Extension at Home” series, brought to you by a collaboration of N.C. Cooperative Extension Agents. This series will feature a new topic each month related to Family and Consumer Sciences.

Bring your lunch and learn with us during these virtual workshops!

Upcoming classes:

February 13th: Happy Heart Habits: Steps to Better Cardio Health

Keeping your heart healthy is something you can work on every day.

We’ll discuss how habits are formed and how we can change our habits to support heart health. Learn about strategies for developing healthy habits and common pitfalls and wrap up with a review of healthy lifestyle behaviors that support heart health to get you started with changing your habits.

March 12th: Cook with Ease (Tips, Tools & Gadgets)

Interested in learning new tips, tools and gadgets to help you cook easier, healthier, and more often for your family? This workshop is for you!

April 9th: Become a Scam Detective

Everyone should be aware of the types of scams that you may encounter and how to protect yourself. We will provide information in this workshop so you can recognize the red flags that you’re being targeted so you can prevent it from happening to you. Bring your lunch and learn with us during this virtual workshop!

May 14th: Embracing Wellness: Tips for Healthy Aging

We are all aging but how we do it is up to us. Join us for this workshop which will provide tips for healthy aging. Learn how to live a healthier lifestyle; move more; reduce salt, fat and sugar; manage chronic illnesses and give back by volunteering.

June 11th: Eat a Rainbow

We encourage everyone to make half of their plate fruits and vegetables at every meal. Fruits and vegetables come in many different shapes, sizes, and colors. Did you know that certain natural colors of foods carry specific health benefits? Come learn how to eat a rainbow and all of the wonderful health benefits from the different colors.

Frequently Asked Questions

How much does it cost? These courses are offered at no cost to participants.

Can I attend if I don’t live in one of the listed counties? Yes, everyone is welcome to join via Zoom.

What if I cannot attend a live session? Please register anyway. Each month a recording of the session and materials will be sent out for participants who weren’t able to join.

How can I find out about more workshops like this? Contact your local N. C. Cooperative Extension Agent. Visit Find FCS to find your county center.