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It's That Time Again!

It’s time for fresh, locally grown vegetables! Most people who know me would say I am a city girl. …

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Benefits of a Family Dinner

Today, many American families have strayed away from eating family dinners together. Family dinners can be defined as coming …

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Not All Carbs Are Created Equal

Most of us love our carbs – aka breads, cookies, cakes, and french fries! Carbohydrates are also found in …

pearl millet stalks

Summer Annuals

The past couple of days I have had to make changes to my children’s clothing, because the temperatures seem …

Pesticide containers in trash bin

Cleaning Out Old Pesticides

Hopefully, the potential for winter weather to return has diminished, giving way to the buds and blooms of spring’s …

Lucius and Vera Epps 2017 N.C. Small Farmers of the Year

Small Farmers Are Special

It is hard to determine the exact definition of a small farm. Some try to define small farms by …

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Thank You

When we teach etiquette, we try to express the importance of the thank-you note. Now, I know when I …

Craig LeHoullier holding tomatoes

Gardening Showcase

If cold wintry weather does nothing else, it makes most of us yearn for spring, warmer weather, or a …