Our society’s foundation is the family. North Carolina Cooperative Extension provides families with research-based answers to day-to-day challenges. Extension educators are ready with answers on controlling household insects, protecting well-water, managing family budgets, helping families improve their eating habits, and dealing with the issues related to early childhood, parenting and aging. Visit our Families portal to access our web-based resources and learn more about our programs.
Many have heard of the Energy Star program that helps consumers identify energy efficient appliances, equipment, building products, and homes. Not all, however, know that there is a similar program that helps to MORE »– from Family and Consumer Science Program
Looking for farmers markets in the Alamance County area? Click these links for the updated 2016 listing of farmers markets: Alamance County Area Farmers Markets (printable version) Alamance County Area Farmers Markets (online MORE »
A variety of hazards exist in homes and they can be the source of or a contributing factor to a number of illnesses and injuries. Unhealthy homes expose families to environmental hazards including MORE »– from Family and Consumer Science Program
In April of 2011, North Carolina experienced its largest tornado out break ever. Spring is a time when there is a greater threat for severe weather and tornadoes, not only in our state, MORE »– from Family and Consumer Science Program
Are artificial sweeteners safe? What is the difference between organic and conventional milk? To answer these questions and more, tune into our FREE Nutrition Decision webinar. Presented by Dr. Carolyn Dunn, Professor and MORE »– from Family and Consumer Science Program
Direct from the kitchens of the Alamance County Master Gardener Volunteers, The Garden Plate, a collection of 250 recipes that run the gamut from the simple to the simply sublime. Illustrated with photographs of Arbor MORE »