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The Spice is Right - Rosemary

N.C. Cooperative Extension of Swain County Presents: THE SPICE IS RIGHT Spice it up by adding herbs and spices to your …

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Protect Yourself: Wash Your Hands

According to the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention, there is currently no vaccine to prevent COVID-19. The best …

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Stay Home Stay Safe Newsletter

Instead of the usual Moving in the Mountains newsletter, this spring amid all the COVID-19 does and don’ts, this …

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How to Clean and Disinfect

Tune in as Dee Decker, Swain County Family & Consumer Sciences Agent reviews the Center for Disease Control and …

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Food Safety for Kids

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Cooking Under Pressure 101

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