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Farm Incubator and Grower project launched

Farming for a living in the High Country just became more feasible.

This month, Maverick Farms, in partnership with Appalachian State...
01/26/2012
82

Reducing Povery and Hunger in Appalachia

Heifer International works around the world to end poverty and hunger, and is now launching a pilot project to do so in our region.

Poverty...
01/19/2012
83

Ready to shed a few pounds?

January is the traditional time to think about losing weight or improving one’s lifestyle. If you are overweight, it’s healthier to stay the...
01/12/2012
84

Staying fit in winter requires a plan

For many of us, it’s easy to be active on warm, sunny days.
01/05/2012
85

Holiday traditions, family dinners nourish relationships

This week abounds with holiday traditions. Purchasing last-minute gifts and wrapping them, cooking favorite foods to share at parties with friends, enjoying a traditional holiday meal; the list goes on and on.
12/22/2011
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Dairy Foods

With social season upon us, eggnog, cheese balls, and baked goods are often within reach. I’ve noticed several friends avoiding dairy foods and...
12/15/2011
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Upcoming workshop focuses on CSA

Distribution system provides High Country with local food all winter
12/08/2011
88

Gift ideas encourage healthy cooking

December is the time when gift buying is at the top of our to-do lists.
12/01/2011
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Indigenous American diet healthier than modern

The diet consumed by Native Americans at the time Europeans integrated was much healthier than what is common in the U.S. today.
11/23/2011
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Eat Smart, Move More, Maintain, Don’t Gain

Most Americans gain a few pounds every year, with half of the weight gain occurring from mid to late November until early January. 

The...
11/17/2011
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Adequate vitamin D difficult in cold weather

Vitamin D is thought of as the sunshine vitamin, which most High Country residents don’t get enough of during the cold months.
11/10/2011
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High Country CSA makes local food available all winter

While enduring 34-degree flurries at the farmers’ market last weekend, I realized it is definitely time for the outdoor market to end their season. 
11/03/2011
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‘Ordinary Women, Extraordinary Service’ presented to Watauga Library

This summer, N.C. Cooperative Extension’s Family and Consumer Science program, first known as Home Demonstration and then Home Economics,...
10/27/2011
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Pumpkins, Pumpkins Everywhere

Just like viewing bright red, yellow and golden leaves, carving and eating pumpkins is an expected fall treat in the High Country.
10/20/2011
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Bethel School Children Harvest Fall Gardens

First-, second- and third-grade classrooms at Bethel School held tasting parties, featuring fresh veggies from gardens planted the third week of August.
10/13/2011
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Students promote local foods with apple recipe contest

Last week, high school students from Mountain Alliance, a culinary class and a travel and tourism class learned a bit more about the importance of supporting local foods, especially apples.
10/06/2011
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Local hospitals bring farm-fresh produce to employees

Every week, 80 families living in Avery and Watauga Counties are literally enjoying the fruit of two local farmers’ labor, thanks to Leslie...
09/29/2011
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Modern health epidemics solvable by community design

District Health Department brings community leaders together
09/22/2011
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Local slow food group hosts showing of ‘Pig Business’

At a recent showing of the documentary “Pig Business,” I learned about the factory farming practices that began in North Carolina and have now...
09/15/2011
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Size of waist often correlates to plate circumference

While visiting family in Texas this summer, I discovered some things are bigger there, such as the plates and bowls in mom’s cupboards. The plates were at least a foot across, with no rim.  
09/08/2011

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