About Our Foods, Nutrition & Health Programs – Burke County NCCE


About Our Food, Nutrition & Health Programs

Food, nutrition and health education in Burke County is focused on improving nutrition and lifestyle choices from infancy through retirement. Programs and resources are available to:

  • promote informed nutrition decisions and regular physical activity
  • safe food handling and storage
  • safe home food preservation, and
  • economical food selection and preparation

Select a topic of interest and learn how to help you and your family enjoy food while taking action for good health.

Our program will provide assistance to limited resource audiences to acquire the knowledge, skills, attitudes and changed behaviors necessary for the improvement of the total family diet and nutritional well-being. The educational efforts of the nutrition education staff are enhanced through networking, collaborations and partnerships in the community.

Contact: Eleanor Summers
Cooperative Extension Agent
Family and Consumer Sciences
Address: 130 Ammons Drive, Suite 2
Morganton, NC 28655
Phone: (828) 439-4460
Fax: (828) 439-4468

or by E-mail: Eleanor Summers, Extension Agent, Family and Consumer Science

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