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2022 Student Internship Program - Apply Now

Application Deadline: November 3, 2021 The Student Internship Program sponsored by Cooperative Extension at N.C. A&T State University provides summer employment for …

Deep Cleaning Article

Keeping the Kitchen Clean

Have you fallen behind in cleaning your kitchen? Do you find it difficult to keep your kitchen space clean? Does …

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Coffee, Coffee, Coffee

Written By Family and Consumer Sciences Intern: Tommy Hernandez What is it about coffee that has you drinking it? Is it …

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Instant Pot Lunch and Learn Series

The Instant Pot has become an extremely popular kitchen appliance. However, there are many users who are not comfortable with this …

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Let's Cook Lamb!!

Whether it’s the leg of lamb, ground lamb, or lamb chops; lamb can be a tasty cut of meat …

Building An Emergency Fund

Building an Emergency Fund

What is an emergency fund? An emergency fund is a cash reserve that’s specifically set aside for unplanned expenses or …

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Three-Fruit Salad

Summer in North Carolina means hot weather and plenty of humidity. Give your oven a break and experiment with …

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Dance Cardio Fitness

Are you ready to get moving while having fun? Our four-week, in-person, dance cardio class will be taught by an official …

Warm Weather Fitness

Warm Weather Fitness

Written By FCS Intern: Tommy Hernandez Welcome to warm weather once again! As we leave the cold and chilly weather …

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Canning Updates!!

It’s canning season and we have a few new things we want to introduce to the community that will …

Life Skills 2021

Life Skills Camp 2021

We get it, adulting is hard! But we want to make it easier for you! Whether you’re a rising …

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2021 4-H Fashion Revue

The Fashion Revue Judging and Show is held annually in April for youth who have sewn a garment. County …

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Canning with Cooperative Extension

Canning is a safe, economical way to preserve quality food at home. Canning interrupts the normal spoiling and decaying …

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