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Planting Calendar for WNC

With so many of us changing our daily routines and general practices, many of us are thinking about what …

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Beware Unsafe Canning Practices

In a previous article, I shared information about preparing for the canning season by gathering all the proper equipment …

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4-H Healthy Living Challenge

The Active Living Challenge is to encourage youth and families to get outdoors and moving this summer. The Active Living …

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Press Release June 30, 2020

The Foothills Health District has issued the following press release dated June 30, 2020: The Rutherford County Health Department …

NC 4-H Virtual Summer Programs

NC 4-H Virtual Summer Programs Due to the pandemic, we are not able to host youth programming in person this …

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Plan Ahead for Home Canning

If you are thinking about canning food at home this summer, the first place to start is with equipment …

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How to Make Kimchi

Traditional to Korean cuisine, kimchi is a spicy blend of naturally fermented vegetables including Napa cabbage, radishes, green onions, …