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Recipes From the Pantry

It can be so stressful to create healthy snacks. Chips, cookies, and other snacks are prepackaged and are much …

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NC 4-H Daily Spark

Looking for fun exciting 4-H project experiments to do while you are at home? North Carolina 4-H is offering …

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Vegetable Gardening 101

Many people are looking to meet their food needs with their own vegetable garden. For some, our parents did …

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Great COVID-19 Resources

NC State Extension has compiled resources on COVID-19 around agriculture, food, youth, health, and wellness, as well as other …

America Recycles Day

America Recycles Day 2019

Celebrate America recycles day by taking the pledge to recycle. Every resident of McDowell County has the opportunity to …

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Health Coverage Enrollment Event

There will be health coverage enrollment assistance available for FREE on Monday, November 25, 3 to 6 p.m. in …

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Pumpkin Seeds and Your Health

It’s pumpkin time! Now is a great time to find out the health benefits from pumpkin seeds. Pumpkin Seeds Pack …

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