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Holiday Gifts

Giving a special gift of food during the holidays is a great way to put your home food preservation …

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The Art of Fermentation

The Art of Fermentation is designed for anyone interested in learning more about safely fermenting at home. We will …

Fall 2018 Healthy Family Newsletter

Want to know what’s happening with Family and Consumer Sciences in Macon County? Julie Sawyer, Area Extension Agent, Family …

NC Safe Plates

N.C. Cooperative Extension of Macon County Family and Consumer Sciences Extension Agent, Julie Sawyer will be offering a two-day NC …

Canning 101

Interested in learning the basics of canning? This hands on Canning 101 class is just for you. The class …

NC Safe Plates

Macon County Cooperative Extension Family and Consumer Sciences Extension Agent, Julie Sawyer will be offering a two day NC Safe …

North Carolina Safe Plates

Macon County Cooperative Extension Family and Consumer Sciences Extension Agent, Julie Sawyer will be offering a two day NC Safe …

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NC Safe Plates

— Written By Julie Sawyer North Carolina Cooperative Extension has a new option for North Carolina food service managers wishing to meet …

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Safely Preserving Food at Home

Whether you are a beginner or a seasoned home food preserver, following tested food safety principles when preserving food …

Recent Publications related to Food Safety & Processing

Food Safety Recall Plan Checklist

This document offers a set of steps for food producers to take when issuing a …

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Conservation Tillage on Organic Farms

This online publication describes how cover crops affect the soil, how to establish cover crops, …

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Designing a Hazard Analysis and Critical Control Point (HACCP) Plan for Shell Eggs

With the addition of new regulatory requirements and continually emerging pathogens, developing and designing a …

10/29/19

The Value of Honey Bees as Pollinators in North Carolina

The impact of honey bees on not only North Carolina, but the entire world is …

10/28/19

Brief Instructions for Freezing Fruit

This publication covers best freezing practices for a variety of fruits.

9/26/19
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Cool and Ship: A Low-Cost, Portable Forced-Air Cooling Unit

This publication gives instruction for building and using an inexpensive postharvest cooling system. The cool …

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Chlorination and Postharvest Disease Control

At present, chlorination is one of the few chemical options available to help manage postharvest …

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Crushed and Liquid Ice Cooling

This publication is intended to help growers, packers, and shippers of fresh produce make informed …