Making healthy choices isn’t always easy. North Carolina Cooperative Extension’s educators help people sort fact from fad, providing research-based programs that promote a lifetime of good health. Programs cover a broad spectrum, from pesticide safety to indoor air quality, from childhood nutrition and physical activity to heart-healthy eating and food safety.
Photos by Debbie Roos, Agricultural Extension Agent. Chatham County Cooperative Extension runs a popular Junior Chefs Cooking Camp every summer where kids ages 8-12 spend a week learning to prepare and cook food. There are four one-week MORE »– from Growing Small Farms
The process for canning green beans has often been controversial as many still remember old-fashioned practices learned from family and friends. Safely canning green beans requires using a tested and reliable method. Pressure MORE »
Did you know that the number one complication of diabetes over time is heart disease? Other complications of diabetes may include nerve damage or neuropathy, liver and kidney damage, vision problems, infections, gum MORE »
Sweet, fragrant strawberries are a sure sign of summer! Locally grown strawberries are now in season and taste great. Look for bright and fully red, medium sized, plump, unblemished, fragrant, glossy, slightly soft MORE »
Chatham County invites you to a webinar on April 17, 2014 on the exciting concept of community food councils. It is slated from noon-2:30 pm in the Agriculture Building Auditorium at 65 East MORE »– from Growing Small Farms