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Med Instead of Meds

Med Instead of Meds – Mediterranean Way of Eating A few weeks ago, the first Med Instead of Meds 6-week …

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4-H Hurricane Florence Supply Drive

Franklin County 4-H will conduct a Supply Drive for all those affected by Hurricane Florence. The much-needed supplies will …

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NCDA Certified Kitchen Presentation

Have Questions about Kitchen Inspection Requirements? Get Answers Here! Minoo Mehrotra, Food Compliance Officer with the North Carolina Department of Agriculture …

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Summer Fun-Safety Tips for Pool Season

BY: Dominque Simon NC Cooperative Extension Family & Consumer Sciences Agent Every day, about ten people die from unintentional drowning. Of …

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Med Instead of Meds Class Series

Med Instead of Meds, a series of Informational/Cooking Classes, led by Dominque Simon, Family & Consumer Science Agent, will …

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2018 Strawberry Festival Recipes

Here’s a link to some delicious recipes from the 2018 Franklin County Strawberry Festival Recipe Contest competition, that took …

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This factsheet offers information on what to do if you lose your job.