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Cooking for Crowds

Are you serving food at a church potluck, annual fundraiser, community event, or large family gathering? Do you know …

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NC Safe Plates Training Program

A training program for food protection manager certification. Class: March 7 & 8, 2019 9:00 a.m. – 5:00 p.m. (with …

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Dehydration Workshop Offered

Food drying is the oldest method of food preservation, and may be used with, or as an alternative, to …

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Summer Canning Workshops

Canning season is upon us! As canning season approaches, there are a few things to inspect to ensure a …

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Canning Basics Workshops

Learn the basics of pressure and water bath canning before the canning season …

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Best Practices for Utilizing Local Food in Nutrition Education and Cooking Classes

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Maximizing Your SmartFresh℠ Investments

SmartFresh℠ (1-methylcyclopropene, MCP) is a relatively new tool for postharvest management of apples. In 2002, …

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North Carolina Production Guide for Smaller Orchard Plantings

North Carolina’s climate and soils are well suited to grow many types tree fruits. This …

12/5/18
Figure 1. Properly identify plant material by genus and species.

Suggested Good Agricultural and Collection Practices for North Carolina Medicinal Herbs

This publication provides introductory information about growing and wild-harvesting medicinal herbs in North Carolina. The …

11/2/18

Ideas for "No-Cook" Food Bags

In preparation for an emergency, keep the following food items that do not need refrigeration …

Foods That Require No Cooking

This publication covers a variety of foods that can be prepared even if there is …

Meal Preparation and Food Safety After a Power Failure

After a power failure, you might not have heat, refrigeration, or water. This publication explains …

A Guide to Price-Risk Management in Grain Marketing for North Carolina, South Carolina, and Georgia

This guide summarizes marketing options for grain and soybean growers and explains how to use …

8/29/18