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Explore the Great Outdoors!

June is just around the corner! This means that kids are getting out of school, the official start of summer …

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Fermentation Workshop

FERMENT ON! Have you ever wanted to learn to ferment foods? In this five-week series, we will demonstrate and share …

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Family Table Time

I think we’d all agree that communication is the most important trait in any relationship – especially in families. …

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Food Preservation Made Easy!

FOOD PRESERVATION MADE EASY! A FOUR WEEK *IN PERSON* FREE HANDS-ON FOOD PRESERVATION SERIES Learn about canning or just brush up …

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Ferment On!

Sue Estridge, Extension Agent Family and Consumer Sciences ~ Yancey and Madison Counties Have you ever wanted to learn to Ferment …

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Join Us This Spring!

A free meal, new games and activities for your family, developing communication skills, exploring personality traits, making new friends, …

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Guiding Your Young Children

This factsheet describes different parenting styles and lists suggested measures parents can take to discipline …

4 days ago
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Dogs and Turfgrass Interactions

This publication answers common questions dog owners may have about lawn care. Topics include what …

6 days ago

Preschooler Development

This publication describes the physical, emotional and mental changes that preschoolers experience. It provides information …

2 weeks agoGrowing Together

After the Flood: Inspect, Purge, and Disinfect Your Well

This factsheet offers instruction on what to do with your well after a flood.

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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 …

3 weeks ago

Home Composting with Earthworms

Earthworms can turn food scraps into a soil amendment called vermicompost — worm castings — …

6/30/21

What to Do If You Lose Your Job: Preparing for the Search

This factsheet offers information on what to do if you lose your job.

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What CAN Be Composted?

List of items that can and cannot be composted at home.

6/17/21