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Spotlight On: Homeplace Farm

Owned and operated by North Carolina natives, Joe and Judy Montague, Homeplace Farm has earned a spot as one of the “favorites” at the WakeMed Farmers Market. Located on the other side of Fuquay-Varina between Fuquay and Sanford, Joe and Judy own a sprawling 175 acres of farm land, including a 1.5 acre garden where […]

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The Way to An Olympic Gold Diet

We all know that food choices and nutrition – before, during and after exercise – can have a significant impact on an athlete’s performance – especially if those athletes are training for the Olympics! So, when it comes to aspiring gold-medal Olympic swimmers, what does their diet look like? While recommendations vary based on a […]

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Fireworks Safety Tips

Fireworks cause an average of almost 20,000 reported fires each year, and in 2013, sparklers caused 41 percent of fireworks injuries. Check out some other, interesting statistics as well as tips to help keep you and your family safe this 4th of July. Fireworks By the Numbers More than one quarter (28%) of fires started […]

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Spotlight On: Crownview Farm

When Kurt Stabler and his family moved to North Carolina nine years ago, they were unsure as to whether they would continue to farm. Previously, Kurt and his family had lived in Pennsylvania, where they ran a successful, small-scale farm. They moved to Dunn, NC so that they could attend Foundations Bible Collegiate Church and so that their children […]

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10 Tips for Grilling Safely

There’s nothing quite like cooking out on the grill during the summer. However, grills can pose a danger if they are improperly used. The following are some quick safety tips to keep you and your family safer this summer. Grilling Safety 101 DON’T EVER… #1 – Turn on the gas while your grill lid is […]

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