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Extension offers a wealth of educational programs that help people make healthier, better-informed decisions and grow our economy. Programs cover a variety of areas from local foods and food safety to gardening and environmental efforts.

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This publication, part of the Farm to Food Bank Resource Guide, discusses 4-H projects that …

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