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New Resources from
Team Nutrition

Check out these two new resources from Team Nutrition: A Guide to Smart Snacks in School This resources helps identify healthy snacks for children to bring to school. What You Can Do to Help Wasted Prevent Food Food waste is a big concern in the United States.  This resources identifies ways that to help reduce, reuse, and recycle food before it goes to waste.

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colorful fresh group of fruits and vegetables for a balanced diet. white background. look at my gallery for more fresh fruits and vegetables.

New Resources from
Team Nutrition

Check out these two new resources from Team Nutrition: A Guide to Smart Snacks in School This resources helps identify healthy snacks for children to bring to school. What You Can Do to Help Wasted Prevent Food Food waste is a big concern in the United States.  This resources identifies ways that to help reduce, reuse, and recycle food before it goes to waste.

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Faithful Families
Summit -- September 8

Faithful Families Summit:  Enhancing Partnerships and Creating Connections for Eating Smart and Moving More Build and/or expand your Faithful Families programming by joining us at the Faithful Families Summit and learning from experts in the field.  Topics covered include encouraging shared use for physical activity, promoting local foods, engaging food pantries to connect food security and nutrition, and increasing diversity, equity, and inclusion in your faith-based programming.  The summit will be held: September 8, 2016 8:30 a.m. – 3:30 p.m. Crabtree Marriott 4500 Marriott Drive Raleigh, NC 27612 Registration is $30. Register HERE.

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WaterSense: Saving
Water, Energy, and Money

Since its inception ten years ago, WaterSense has helped consumers save over 1.5 trillion gallons of water and over $32.6 billion dollars in water and energy bills.  Look for the WaterSense labels or logos the next time you replace your toilet, faucet, or showerhead. Learn more by visiting EPA's WaterSense site.

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Zika Virus and
Mosquito Control -- More Than Pesticides

Dr. Mike Waldvogel, NCSU Entomology Specialist, shares the following information to help people be proactive about controlling mosquitoes in their yards and neighborhoods.  He explains that mosquito control is more than pesticide use.  People need to begin by eliminating those areas that serve as mosquito breeding grounds. https://ncurbanpests.wordpress.ncsu.edu/feature/2016/mosquito-control-more-than-pesticides/ Used tires potentially store stagnant water and become mosquitoes breeding ground[/caption]

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Juntos Academy
2016

The Juntos, “Together for a Better Education Program” hosted its 7th annual Summer Academy Camp at North Carolina State University. Check out this video of the 2016 Juntos Academy and read more about Juntos here.

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Water Efficiency Program Celebrates 10 Years popular

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 »

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Healthy Home Solutions

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 »

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Nutrition Decisions Webinar Series

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 »

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Faithful Families SummitThu Sep 8, 2016
8:30 AM - 3:30 PM Where:
Crabtree Marriott 4500 Marriott Drive Raleigh, NC 27612
— 1 week away
Faithful Families Webinar: Connecting with Chronic Disease Prevention ProgramsWed Nov 16, 2016
1:00 PM - 2:00 PM Where:
NC Extension Employees: http://newton.ces.ncsu.edu/xlms/event_display.php?event_id=3863 Health Department/non-Extension/outside NC: https://docs.google.com/forms/d/19MpA5cLGMWm7mPCywL1BgqEG4oID43qtVjw11LuPaLY/viewform?usp=send_form
— 3 months away
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