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The Merry Cranberry

During the Thanksgiving and Christmas season, cranberries are often found in stuffing, dressing, relishes, and of course, cranberry sauce. …

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Smokies Ski Walking School

Summer is slowly coming to end, so now is the time to start a hiking program for yourself because …

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Is Your Canning Equipment Ready?

Planning ahead can save you time, money and frustration with home canning. Using reliable, safe and proper equipment will …

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Dead Leaves on Native Rhododendrons

Recently, a few homeowners and landscapers in the higher elevations are seeing large patches of rhododendrons and mountain laurel …

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Just Breathe

Sounds simple. Are you breathing properly to promote better health? Experts agree that practicing regular, mindful belly breathing can …

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Horse Pasture Renovations

Horses are a major part of our agriculture and tourism economy across our landscape. They are also an important …

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Adventures in Storytelling

We all have a story to tell. Stories that are full of daring and breathtaking adventures, bravery and fierce …

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Adding Value to Our Lives

It’s that time of year when we might feel pressure to start making resolutions. Most of us already realize …

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Birds in Winter

The snowfall the other week had me feeding the birds each morning, which was fun and enjoyable. Fortunately, I had …

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New Cattle Working Equipment

The Jackson and Swain County Extension received Tennessee Valley Authority (TVA) Grant Funds through the regional Resource Conservation and …

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Code of the West for Winter

Winter is upon us and we all know in Jackson and Swain counties that the possibility exists for winter …