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What We Learned This Summer!

Time Flies When You're Having Fun!

Time certainly flies when you’re having fun – especially as much fun as our summer EFNEP camp participants! Students from …

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Brand New Class!

As the summer comes to a close, a lot of fun family activities start to close, too. Not so …

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Food Preservation Series 2022

Spring is here with all of its bountiful garden goodies! If you would like to keep those yummy springtime …

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Food Preservation Classes 2021

During a time when food supply chains are uncertain, knowing how to preserve your own produce has never been …

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How to Safely Fry a Turkey

Have you ever wanted to deep fry or smoke a turkey? Professor Ben Chapman, from NC State University, explains the …

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Should You Wash the Turkey?

To wash or not to wash the turkey – that is the question. Listen to Professor Ben Chapman from NC …

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Insurance Coverage Options for Fresh Produce Growers

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Direct to Food Bank and Food Pantry Donations

This publication, part of the Farm to Food Bank Resource Guide, discusses food donations given …

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Food Labeling: FDA Exemptions for Small Business

This factsheet explains the nutrition labeling requirements small businesses are exempt from.

1/11/23

I Want to Sell Food in a Retail Market...Now What?

This factsheet describes the regulatory requirements that must be met when starting a new food …

1/5/23
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Farm to Food Bank Resource Guide for North Carolina Cooperative Extension

This publication provides information and success stories related to food banks, food pantries, food donation …

12/16/22Local Foods
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Best Practices for Utilizing Local Food in Nutrition Education and Cooking Classes

This publication provides practical tips on how to promote health eating by incorporating fresh, local …

12/16/22Local Foods

Forage Economics

This 8-page publication will help producers make decisions about growing or buying forage, and about …

12/15/22

How Animal Food Facilities Can Prepare for Regulatory Inspections

Though they can be a source of worry, the fact of the matter is that …

12/9/22