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Saving Milk

One of my favorite childhood movies was Heidi. There are many versions but I’ve only seen the one made …

Hurricane Season Adds More Stress

Families are managing a lot of stress with hurricane season compounded by COVID-19 health concerns. The Hope4NC Helpline (1-855-587-3463) is a …

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No-Cook Summer Meals

During the hottest months of the year, the idea of heating up the kitchen often squelches any motivation to …

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Virtual NC Foothills Farm Tour

NC Foothills Farm Tour 2020 is going virtual! For more information and to stay up-to-date with all the on-farm …

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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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Press Release June 30, 2020

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

Snack Attack

Have your eating patterns changed during the past few months? If so, it isn’t surprising. Eating habits, meal times, …

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