Posts Tagged ‘family and consumer sciences’

Stewart accepted for the A-P-L-U national Food Systems Leadership Institute

Marshall Stewart

The FSLI enhances personal and professional development by emphasizing leadership competencies, skills for organizational change and a broad, interdisciplinary perspective of food systems.

Proud History

Agent Rosalind Redfearn organizes home demonstration clubs in Anson County, 1913.

Family and Consumer Sciences program celebrates 100 years.

A cookbook full of memories

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When is a cookbook more than just a collection of recipes? When it’s North Carolina’s 4-H Centennial Cookbook: Celebrating 100 Years of Blue Ribbon Recipes.

A Cookbook Full of Memories

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When is a cookbook more than just a collection of recipes? When it’s ‘North Carolina’s 4-H Centennial Cookbook: Celebrating 100 Years of Blue Ribbon Recipes.’

‘The Produce Lady’ launches e-newsletter to promote N.C. fruits and veggies

Brenda Sutton

KANNAPOLIS, NC – The Produce Lady, a program of N.C. MarketReady, continues its educational outreach to North Carolina fresh produce growers and consumers with the launch of an e-newsletter. The monthly newsletter encourages N.C. families to eat healthy fruits and vegetables purchased at local farmers markets. It includes selection tips, health benefits and recipes.

Guilford hosts Great Tomato Tasting

Taste testers make their way down the line sampling and "grading" tomato varieties at the N.C. A&T State University Farm.

In July, about 150 people turned out in Guilford County to pick their favorite tomato from roughly 40 varieties planted in the spring by Master Gardeners and cared for by N.C. A&T State University researchers Dr. Keith Baldwin and Ricky Holness.

New foundation launched at joint Extension foundations event

The North Carolina Cooperative Extension Foundation, the 4-H Development Fund and the Family and Consumer Sciences Foundation have welcomed a fourth foundation to the Extension family.

Educator provides food-safety facts for those who need to know

Dr. Ben Chapman

N.C. State University’s Dr. Ben Chapman focuses on finding the best ways to communicate food safety risk to the people who need to know. He is interested in how social media like Facebook and rapid communication technologies like Twitter might improve public safety around the issue of food risk.

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