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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 …

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Reduce Holiday Food Waste

Try making a leftover Thanksgiving sandwich to cut down on food waste this holiday season! Household food waste increases during …

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Coping With Drought

Quick Tips: Plants response to short-term drought: wilting, marginal leaf scorch (browning along edges), and loss of some foliage. Plants …

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Green Cleaning: No-Streak Glass Cleaner

Why green clean? Some of the reasons are: To save money To be more environmentally-friendly Concerns of allergens and irritants found in …

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Light Bulb Types: What's the Difference?

Some of the most common types of light bulbs are incandescent, compact fluorescent (CFL), and light-emitting diode (LED). Incandescent: Emit light …

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Mum Sale

N.C. Cooperative Extension in Stokes County is excited to offer a Mum Sale! Proceeds from the fundraiser will help provide support …

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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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