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Fall Into Healthy Eating Habits

Fall, such a beautiful time of year. The leaves change, the weather cools, dark comes early, and we start …

Move More, Weigh Less

It’s no secret that Americans need to be physically active. In fact, eating healthy and moving more are important …

MyPlate SuperTracker

With the stress of Hurricane Irma, I decided to find a new distraction to keep my mind off of …

Varroa Mites in Honeybees

Many still question, what is happening to the honeybee population? One issue that affects honeybee colonies is the Varroa …

Hurricane Preparedness

According to the State Climate Office of NC, there have been 83 hurricanes that have made landfall in NC …

From the Vine – Fall

September 22 is the autumnal equinox, which marks the first day of fall. Days begin to get shorter, crispness …

Cooking for Crowds

Food fundraisers, church potlucks, and other food gatherings are great methods to get people together for some fun and …

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