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Zillions of Zucchini

Summer is here and so are the zucchini! We were recently gone for a couple of days and when …

Don't Let Your Wallet Overheat!

As temperatures rise, so can utility bills. To avoid heat emergencies, it’s important to keep your home at a …

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Wash, Wash, Wash Your Hands

Hand washing is the single most important thing we can do to keep from getting sick and spreading illness …

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Summer Time Laundry Hints

Summer time often means an increase in laundry. We may wear multiple outfits a day depending on our job …

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Active Living for Families

Active living helps your family enjoy life! Moving more boosts energy, promotes sound sleep, and it’s a lifelong way …

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Benefits of Eating More Fish

Have you included fish in your grocery list this week? If not, consider some of the benefits of adding fish to your …

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Family Healthy Living Program

We are excited to offering our virtual “Family Healthy Living Program” this summer! Our first meeting is scheduled for …

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Don't Forget Breakfast

Have you ever been riding down the road and your car ran out of gas? How far can a …

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Herbs & Spices Day

Herbs and spices add flavor to foods without adding calories, fat, or salt. Use these tips and add a …

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Grilling Safety Tips

Many of us enjoy cooking outdoors on the grill when the weather gets a little warmer. Although grilling can …

Walking Challenge

Virtual Walking Challenge 2020

Need some motivation to get moving? We are excited to announce the first-ever Faithful Families Walking challenge event from …

EFNEP Nutrition

Free Online Nutrition Classes

Learn about food and nutrition education from the comfort of your home. Online classes are now available in English …

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Reducing Food Waste

Food money is wasted if food rules are not followed. If food spoils before it is eaten, you have …

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Family Finances During COVID-19

Virginia Cooperative Extension, in partnership with NC State University, invites you to join. Balancing Life: Family Finances During COVID-19 Zoom …

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Portions and Servings

A portion or helping is the amount of food you choose to eat. It is what you serve yourself …

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Family Meetings Build Healthy Families

Research tells us that communication and commitment are keys to a strong family. This publication …

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Monoxido de carbono

El monóxido de carbono es un gas invisible, inodoro, y sin color. A pesar que …

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