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Building Better Caregivers May 2019 Flyer

Caregivers Workshop Begins May 2019

Cooperative Extension in partnership with Centralina Area Agency on Aging will be hosting the Building Better Caregivers workshop this …

Whole Grains

Take a trip through a local super market and you’re sure to find more food products featuring whole grains. …

Slow Cookers

Using a slow-cooker is a great way to prepare more meals at home, in addition to saving a few …

Healthy Pantry

No matter if your New Year’s resolution was to get organized or to eating smarter, a good place to …

Cleaning the Fridge

Now is a good time to clean and organize your refrigerator. Cleaning the refrigerator or freezer periodically can increase …

Summer Meals

If the hot days of summer are keeping you out of the kitchen, then beat the heat with these …

Cooking With Fresh Herbs

Herbs and spices are not just for “foodies” and culinary experts. Whether you want to add additional flavor to …

Gaston County Local Food Resources

Foothills Fresh Foothills Sustainable Agriculture News Cramerton Farmers’ Market Belmont Farmers’ Market Gastonia Farmers’ Market Mount Holly Farmer …

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Reconditioning Flood-Damaged Farm Equipment

This publication offers information how to recondition farm equipment that has been submerged in floodwaters.

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Tornado Preparedness

This publication covers how to spot a tornado, where to go during a storm and …

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Purchasing a Back-Up Generator for the Farm

This publication contains important information and safety tips regarding gasoline-powered generators to be used in …

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Figure 1. Area of adaptation of turfgrasses in North Carolina.

Carolina Lawns: A Guide to Maintaining Quality Turf in the Landscape

This comprehensive guide offers information on different grasses for North Carolina lawns, as well as …

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How to Create a Container Garden for Edibles in the North Carolina Piedmont

In this publication you will find ideas to get you started growing your own edibles. …

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Farm to Early Care and Education Local Food Purchasing Guide

There are many different ways to buy local food, and this guide provides information that …

3/27/19Local Foods

Animal Appetites

This educational resource for children aged 9-12 explores food preferences in animals through inquiry-based learning …

Nature's Footprints

This educational resource for children aged 9-12 explains how to identify a wide variety of …