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Safe Plates Community Meal Events

This series is $20.00 per person. Safe Plates Community Meal Events registration Certification as a Safe Plates Food Handler is available …

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Food Preservation Series

Register for Johnston County here For more information please call 919-989-5380 To register for Wilson County please call …

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Med Instead of Meds

Join us for the Med instead of Meds series. Med Instead of Meds was created by a group of nutritionists …

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Jellies and Jams

Jellies and Jams If you want to try your hand at Jellies and Jams, please join us for a Jellies …

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Soup Canning

Soup Canning Please join us for a Soup Canning Class on August 22 and 23 from 5:30 – 7:30 p.m. …

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