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Scavenger Hunt for Trees

Would you like to explore McDowell County and see some really Amazing Trees? Do you love the outdoors and …

Tomatoes

It's Tomato Time

Fresh local tomatoes are available in North Carolina from July to October. There are many different varieties of tomatoes …

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Kids in the Kitchen Summer Program

Join us July 13–17, 2020, for this summer’s edition of Kids in the Kitchen. Participants will use household ingredients …

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Home Composting Video Series

This video series is meant to be a fun way of sharing information on home composting with families looking …

Recent Publications related to Home & Family

Keeping Food Safe to Eat at Home

Foodborne illness is nearly 100 percent preventable if food is handled safely from the time it …

11/11/20

Pickle and Pickle Product Problems

This guide lists the problems that can arise in making sweet gherkin pickles and describes …

11/11/20For Safety's Sake

Thawing Food Safely

This factsheet describes how to safely thaw frozen foods.

11/11/20For Safety's Sake

Toilet Learning

This publication describes how to recognize a child's readiness for toilet learning and how parents …

11/4/20

Tips on Dealing With Stress

This publication offers tips on dealing with stress.

Expressing Feelings

Expressing feelings can lead to improved interpersonal relationships.

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Selection and Care of Living Christmas Trees

One of the more enjoyable Christmas traditions is to replant a living Christmas tree into …

Model flow chart: identify issues, plan, deliver, evaluate

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