We are now accepting applications for our partner for the 2016 Home Grown Gaston Event to be held September 27th at the Gastonia Farmers Market. Click link for application: 2016 HGG Application. The deadline for applications HAS BEEN EXTENDED until Monday, May 2nd at 5:00 pm.
Special contribution written by Chantal Otelsberg, intern with Solmaz Institute Dietetic Internship of Lenoir-Rhyne University: Spring is in the air! What better way to eat a variety of nutritious foods than by purchasing MORE »
There’s nothing like the taste of comfort foods to bring warmth to a cold winter’s day. Unfortunately, the rich and creamy tastes of these foods often contain extra calories, fat, sodium, and added MORE »
Community gardens have become a growing trend across the country. Not only do community gardens connect individuals to the land and to the food, but also provide a connection to the community. Typically, MORE »
The Independence Day weekend is a perfect time to enjoy outdoor grilling. Use these healthy grilling tips to keep your holiday cookout both safe and delicious: Clean. Start with a clean grill surface. MORE »
One of the things I love about summer is blackberries. For me this berry is a hallmark of summer…blackberry jam, blackberry pie, and my favorite – fresh plain blackberries. Not only are blackberries MORE »
Gaston County SHIIP to Hold Introduction to Medicare Workshop Will you soon be eligible for Medicare or have you recently enrolled in Medicare? Do you have questions about Medicare and the options and MORE »
If you or someone you know has diabetes, you are not alone. Nearly 26 million Americans have diabetes including more than 785,000 individuals in North Carolina, where diabetes is the seventh leading cause MORE »