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Sunflowers Bring Happiness

No flower can lift someone’s spirits quite like sunflowers. Sunflowers are bright and cheery and known as the flower …

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Test Your Canner Lid

Food Preservation season has arrived. It’s important when processing your fresh fruits and vegetables this year, you follow the …

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General Canning

If this is your first time canning, read the USDA’s Complete Guide to Home Canning. This guide explains everything …

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2020 Macon County Fair

Here in Macon County, The Macon County Fair is an event that we all look forward to in September. …

COVID-19 Food Safety Resources

The following resources provide best practices for preparing for COVID-19 and managing risk for individuals at home and for …

COVID-19 Preventative Measures

CLEANING AND DISINFECTION Current evidence suggests that novel coronavirus may remain viable for hours to days on surfaces. Cleaning followed …

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COVID-19 Preventative Measures

CLEAN YOUR HANDS OFTEN The best way to prevent illness is to avoid being exposed to this virus. Washing your …

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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 …

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