Tag Archives: food safety

Communal Cooking for Busy Families

November 3, 2014

by Annie Hardison-Moody

Originally posted at Voices into Action.

Some of the researchers on the Voices into Action project recently wrote an article about family meals (you can read a little more about it here), in which they talk about the issues families face as they try to get dinner on the table.  Many of these issues are structural, like low wages, gender inequality, and under or un-employment.  As moms in our project have told us, these struggles are real, and families are finding it increasingly hard to shop for and prepare meals each day.

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How to Make Sanitizing Solution

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October 16, 2014

Wiping our kitchen surfaces down with a warm, soapy dish cloth removes the visible dirt and grime but doesn’t remove harmful bacteria and viruses. We need to sanitize our surfaces in addition to cleaning them. Click here to see how you can make your own inexpensive sanitizing solution.

This was originally posted on the North Carolina EFNEP website.

Did You Know? February is Canned Food Month

February 6, 2014

by Maryam Funmilayo

February is National Canned Food Month, so this is the perfect time to learn more about the benefits of canned foods!  With many Americans striving to stay healthy by eating smart, they are also looking for various ways to shop wisely by buying healthy and affordable foods.

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