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Coronavirus: Getting Kids in the Kitchen

With the coronavirus outbreak keeping people in their homes, parents are looking for opportunities to entertain and stimulate their children. One great way to do this is to get them in the kitchen!

Engaging kids in the kitchen has many b…

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Keeping the Distance – Strategies for Today’s Farmers Markets

In this video, Rebecca Catalena-Lee, an Alabama Extension food quality and safety regional agent, offers some strategies for farmers markets vendors to minimize hand-to-hand contact with customers.


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Farmers Market Operating Guidelines During COVID-19 Outbreak

In this video, Janice Hall, an Alabama Extension food safety and quality regional agent, provides best practices  for vendors at farmers markets to have in place to protect themselves and their customers.


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Farmers Market Safety During COVID-19 Outbreak

Bridgette Brannon, an Alabama Extension food quality and safety regional agent, talks about best practices for customers shopping at farmers markets during the coronavirus outbreak.


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Know Your Farmer, Know Your Food and Wash Your Hands

Kristin Woods, an Alabama Extension food quality and safety regional agent, talks about the benefits of shopping at farmers market and how to reduce risks from coronavirus.


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Coronavirus: Food Safety at the Farmers Market Video Series

Members of the Alabama Extension Food Safety and Quality team have developed a video series to teach both farmers market vendors and their customers important best practices during the coronavirus outbreak.  Check out the videos below.

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Lending a Helping Hand Safely

AUBURN UNIVERSITY, Ala. – The world is facing unprecedented times with the coronavirus outbreak. In times like this, family, friends and neighbors often look to each other for help and support. Even with social distancing measures in plac…

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Coronavirus: Seven Ways to Keep Your Kids Engaged

COVID 19 has had a significant impact on our daily lives. Children are now at home all day and night, and parents may feel overwhelmed with how to keep them engaged. The following are seven suggestions to help create structure and purpose.

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Coronavirus: Customer Service During the COVID-19 Pandemic

Essential employees find themselves on the frontlines of the economic tidal wave of the COVID-19 pandemic. The people who keep grocery stores stocked and operating are facing anxiety-driven customer behavior.

Customer service employees a…

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Coronavirus: EPA List of Effective Cleaning Products

Fear and uncertainty during the coronavirus (COVID-19) outbreak have led to panic buying of toilet paper, face masks, gloves, and hand sanitizer. We want to feel as if we have some control in taking care of ourselves and our families. Howe…

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Commercial and Private Applicators During COVID-19

As of March 16, the main campus of Auburn University and its outlying units transitioned to remote servicing in an effort to practice social distancing. The Pesticide Safety Education Program will remotely resume normal duties during this t…

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There’s No Place Like Home for Food Safety

Few of us today raise the food we eat. That makes us dependent on farmers and food processors in the United States and around the world for our supply. As such, we need to trust that the food we eat is safe and to do what we can to keep it …

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Coronavirus: Small Steps to Health and Wealth

With the coronavirus (COVID-19) now at the top of everyone’s radar, changes are prevalent. The possibility of quarantine and the closing of some businesses place the livelihood of individuals and families in jeopardy. While individual hea…

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Coronavirus: Should I Consider Putting Things on a Credit Card?

A lot of families and individuals are having to make tough decisions concerning putting charges on their credit cards because of the interruptions resulting from the coronavirus (COVID-19 outbreak). In a normal situation, consumers are advi…

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4-H Working for Today’s Young People

AUBURN UNIVERSITY, Ala. – In the midst of the coronavirus, 4-H is still finding ways to connect with Alabama young people. Since the COVID-19 outbreak, the program is adapting its delivery methods to include additional digital resources f…

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