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Warm Up With Chili

Fall is the perfect time for chili! When it’s cool outside, there’s nothing better to warm up with than …

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Fig Time in NC!

If you have never tasted fresh figs, then you are missing out on one of the south’s greatest fruit …

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Summer Corn Salad

Summer Corn Salad Ingredients 6 ears corn, husked and cleaned 3 large tomatoes, diced 1 large onion, diced ¼ cup chopped fresh basil ¼ cup …

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Preparing for a COVID-19 Outbreak

Infection numbers are currently rising. Are you prepared for an outbreak in your town, community or home? How can …

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Is It Done Yet?

Food Safety is an issue that we often take for granted, yet unsafe food can cause sickness and even …

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Is the U.S. Food Supply Safe?

Currently there is no evidence of food or food packaging being associated with transmission of COVID-19. Unlike foodborne gastrointestinal (GI) …

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Poultry Science Summer Institute

Calling high school students with an interest in poultry science, STEM, agriculture, genetics, nutrition, physiology, veterinary medicine, or NC …

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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 …

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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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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 …

2 weeks agoLocal Foods

Producing and Marketing Strawberries for Direct Market Operations

This booklet provides an overview of production costs and marketing strategies that growers should consider …

1/31/24
PFAS are found in many household products such as fast food packaging, pesticides, and stain resistant products.

Guide to Understanding and Addressing PFAS in our Communities

This FactSheet provides a guide to understanding and addressing PFAS in our communities, which may …

1/18/24
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FDA Food Processing Facility Registration

Fact sheet covering the Food & Drug Association’s (FDA) requirements for food facilities to register …

10/24/23

Food Labeling: FDA Exemptions for Small Business

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

10/23/23

Meeting the Press: An Agent's Guide to Media Relations

This factsheet provides guidance to Extension agents on best practices when dealing with media like …

10/4/23For Safety's Sake