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Is That Meat Really Hormone-Free?

One food misconception is that chocolate milk comes from brown cows. Though hard to believe, quite a few Americans …

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Keeping Frost Out of the Freezer

Frost inside your freezer is caused by moisture coming into contact with the coils inside the appliance and freezing. …

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Local Food List Now Available

This list of local food sources is being put together by Cooperative Extension offices across the state. The lists …

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Time for Strawberries!

Along with spring showers, April brings ripe, red strawberries to market. While fresh strawberries are available year-round, nothing beats …

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NC Restaurants Feeding Kids Initiative

Are you a restaurant, catering company or food-service operation interested in helping feed kids in need during COVID-19 school closures? …

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Cooking From Your Kitchen Pantry

As the COVID-19 virus continues to spread and the US public health officials suddenly asking us to practice social …

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This publication for parents and caregiver describes strategies for building a child's sense of self-esteem, …

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Child Development: Creativity in Young Children

This publication seeks to broaden understanding about the creative process for parents and others who …

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