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Maintain, Don't Gain This Holiday Season

The Eat Smart, Move More Holiday Challenge is underway! Rather than focusing on trying to lose weight, this FREE seven-week challenge provides …

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Health Coverage Enrollment Event

There will be health coverage enrollment assistance available for FREE on Tuesday, December 1, 2020, 5 to 7 p.m. …

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McDowell 4-H Ornament Event

Hey!!! McDowell County 4-H needs your help. Our Christmas tree is looking awfully bare. We are calling on our …

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Backyard Composting

Instead of disposing of yard trimmings and kitchen scraps, you can compost them in your own backyard. Composting is an …

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Grants for Diversifying Farms in 2021

WNC Agricultural Options is now accepting grant applications for farmers diversifying or expanding their businesses. With funding from the …

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Using Web Marketplaces to Reach Untapped Markets

This publication explains how microentrepreneurs can use emerging web-based marketplaces to sell services, goods, and …

11/11/20
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How to Become a Beekeeper in North Carolina

Beekeeping is a very enjoyable and rewarding pastime that is relatively inexpensive to get started. …

10/30/20

A Summary of the National 4-H Science: Building a 4-H STEM Career Pathway Initiative

This publication summarizes an evaluation of the 4-H Science: Building a 4-H STEM Career Pathway …

10/16/20

Eat Smart Move More North Carolina: Growing Communities Through Gardens

Gardens bring communities together. Not only are community gardens a good way to get more …

10/14/20
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Extension Models: Exploring Proactive and Reactive Approaches

This publication provides definitions of the Program Planning and Evaluation Model and the Reactive Programming …

10/8/20
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Managing the Impact of Floodwater Contaminants on Soil and Produce in Residential, Community, and School Vegetable Gardens

This publication discusses how floods can affect food gardens. In it, you'll find recommendations for …

10/5/20

Myths and Facts About the National Flood Insurance Program

This publication clears up misconceptions about federal flood insurance and the National Flood Insurance Program.

Your Water Supply: Well Construction and Protection

This guide describes common types of well construction in North Carolina and offers advice for …

8/14/20