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Extension offers a wealth of educational programs that help people make healthier, better-informed decisions and grow our economy. Programs cover a variety of areas from local foods and food safety to gardening and environmental efforts.

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It's the Season: Herbs

Herbs and spices are two terms that are often used interchangeably, but they are actually different. Spices refer to …

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What Is 'Mindful Eating'?

Mindfulness is a mental state that is achieved by focusing your awareness on the present moment. Mindful eating uses …

pumpkin bread recipe

Pumpkin Bread Recipe

If seeing the stores filled with beautiful varieties of pumpkins wasn’t enough of a hint, it is pumpkin season …

apple parfait recipe

Apple Parfait Recipe

Did you know? There are 2,500 varieties of apples that are grown in the United States. Apples are also …

simple salsa recipe

Simple Salsa Recipe

This recipe is a great way to use in-season tomatoes! Salsa is a very versatile recipe. You can increase …

august 2021 meet-up hike

August 2021 Meet-Up Hike

Explore our local trails with us! King Parks and Recreation is offering a series of hiking meet-ups once a …

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Wasps at Porch Lights

In recent weeks we’ve been getting a lot of messages regarding large wasps coming to porch lights. In all …

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This publication, part of the Farm to Food Bank Resource Guide, discusses the process of …

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