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National Nutrition Month 2021

Written By FCS Intern: Tommy Hernandez Welcome to the Month of March! This month is National Nutrition Month! History You may be …

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Fermentation Canning Series

N.C. Cooperative Extension is offering a fun, hands-on series on the topic of fermentation from Kimchi to Kombucha. In …

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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 …

Holiday Budget Bounceback

Holiday Budget Bounceback

Overspending during the holidays can really make it difficult on the budget, especially as you try to forge ahead …

Coffee

Coffee, Coffee, Coffee

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

AMRAP Workout

AMRAP Workout

Written By FCS Intern: Tommy Hernandez Do you have little time for exercise? Do you have a lack of equipment? …

Apple Pie Leather

Apple Pie Leather

Who doesn’t love fruit leather? Did you know that you can make it yourself at home? EFNEP educator Meredith …

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The Power of Greens

“Did you eat your greens?” This was the question that my mom would yell out before her visit to …

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The EMOM!

From kettlebell ventures in the summer to indoor activities in the chilly winter, I’ve tried to come up with …

Recent Publications related to Home & Family

Figure 1. Adult fungus gnat.

Fungus Gnats Indoors

This Entomology Insect Note provides information on the identification and control of fungus gnats in …

2 weeks agoHousehold Pests
Cistern, overflow, pump, faucet and gutter beside house

Rainwater Harvesting: Guidance for Homeowners

A rainwater harvesting system captures stormwater runoff, often from a rooftop, and stores the water …

2 weeks agoUrban Waterways
Figure 1. Mosquito life cycle.

Mosquito Control Around Homes and in Communities

This Entomology Insect Note addresses mosquito biology and how to control mosquitoes around homes and …

Keeping Food Safe to Eat at Home

Foodborne illness is nearly 100 percent preventable if food is handled safely from the time it …

11/11/20

Pickle and Pickle Product Problems

This guide lists the problems that can arise in making sweet gherkin pickles and describes …

11/11/20For Safety's Sake

Thawing Food Safely

This factsheet describes how to safely thaw frozen foods.

11/11/20For Safety's Sake

Toilet Learning

This publication describes how to recognize a child's readiness for toilet learning and how parents …

11/4/20

Tips on Dealing With Stress

This publication offers tips on dealing with stress.