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Get Ready, Stay Ready!

Are you interested in learning about how you can become more prepared for emergencies, but not sure where to …

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Avoiding Post-Disaster Scams

September is National Preparedness Month. Natural disasters and severe weather in their aftermath can sometimes create opportunities for fraud, occurring …

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The Grow Box

A program of Garden fun for your family delivered to your door from North Carolina 4-H and the JC …

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What's in Season: August

Check out Sarah Lackey as she tells us what fruit is in season in North Carolina this August! What’s in …

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What's in Season: July

Find out what’s in season in NC this July and a recipe that uses a lot of in-season vegetables! What’s …

Farmers Market Salsa!

Try this recipe for fresh salsa that is perfect to try right now! Farmers Market …

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National Healthy Homes Month 2020

June is National Healthy Homes Month! Established by the U.S. Department of Housing and Urban Development’s (HUD) Office of Lead …

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Making Healthier Choices!

How to make healthier choices when eating out or cooking at home! Making Healthier …

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What's in Season? June in NC

What’s in Season during June in North Carolina? Check out our new series where Sarah talks about fruits or vegetables …

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NC COVID Moms Helpline

Did you know that nearly one million mothers will give birth in the U.S. within the next three months? …

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Herbed Popcorn & Pretzel Mix

Join EFNEP Program Assistant Sarah Lackey as she takes us through a quick and easy snack recipe for a …

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The Food Danger Zone

Stay out of the Danger Zone! Learn about the temperatures needed to keep food safe! The Danger Zone Stay out of …

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Thawing Food Safely

This factsheet describes how to safely thaw frozen foods.

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Keeping Food Safe to Eat at Home

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