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.
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
If you have a chronic condition, chances are you experience fatigue, discomfort, stress, frustration or even anger and depression. Would you like to feel better and do more of the activities you enjoy? MORE »
January is National Radon Action Month. In recognition, the North Carolina Radon Program is providing free radon test kits to residents of North Carolina. The kits are made possible with funding by the MORE »
Reusable grocery totes are great for the environment by helping reduce waste and pollution and save resources. It’s time to take a look inside your cloth or plastic-lined reusable bags and think about MORE »