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Navigating the Formula Shortage

News Release United States Lactation Consultant Association May 14, 2022 Navigating the US Formula Shortage: A Safe Approach The birth of a …

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Food Allergy Awareness Week 2022

May 8-14, 2022 is National Food Allergy Awareness Week. Food Allergies are caused when your body’s immune system reacts negatively …

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Burke County Farmers Markets

Morganton Farmers Market 300 Beach Street Morganton, NC 28655 Saturdays from 8 a.m. – 12noon May 1 – October 30, 2021 Morganton Mini-Market 111 North …

March Is Living Well Month

Raising kids, eating right, spending smart, living well—that’s the theme of a national Living Well Campaign that is being …

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Toys for Tots - Toy Drive 2020

The North Carolina Cooperative Extension, Burke Center recently completed a successful toy drive for the Toys for Tots campaign …

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Picking the Perfect Pumpkin

Every year in the fall, many of us will go on a search for that perfect pumpkin. It could …

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Tips for Choosing Firewood

With energy prices high, many homeowners will turn to wood as an economical heating source this winter. Many will …

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