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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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Northeast District 4-H Science Camp

NED Science Camp – Register Soon! Franklin County registration deadline is Friday, May 11 WHO: Youth ages 12-18 WHAT: NED 4-H Science …

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Cooking for Crowds

Are you planning to prepare food for a large group of people as part of a fundraiser or another …

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2018 Strawberry Festival

The Annual Franklin County Strawberry Festival will take place Friday, May 4, at the Franklin County Farmer’s Market Shelter …

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Canning Workshop Offered

Canning workshop will be Thursday, April 26, at Franklin County Cooperative Extension, 103. S. Bickett Blvd., Louisburg, beginning at 6 …

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This publication discusses strategies and techniques for stabilizing stream banks where erosion is an issue.

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