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Regulations Create Two Class Child Care-System

  Stuck With Second-Class Child Care Unnecessary regulations drive up the cost of child care for those who can least afford it. Don’t leave families looking for other options. By Diana ThomasAug. 17, 2015 | 10:50 a.m. EDT+ More For most lower- and middle-class families, non-parental child care in a daycare center is a luxury […]

MAFCS Fall Meeting – FCS Guides Healthy and Sustainable Families

MAFCS Fall Meeting FCS Guides Healthy and Sustainable Families Friday October 17th 2014 930-2:00 University of Maryland 4-H Center at College Park 2014 Fall Registration RSVP by October 10th!

Spring Celebration has been announced!

Join us at the Maryland 4-H center  as we Recognize Award Winners Discuss Streamlining AAFCS and the Proposed FCS Academy with Bev Card, CFCS AAFCS President-Elect See Upcoming Events for More information. RSVP to cdoughty76@gmail.com Today!

The awards deadline has been extended!

         Maryland Association of Family & Consumer Sciences Awards Program  The deadline has been extended!   What is the process for selecting the recipients of these awards? Nomination packages are forwarded to jurors selected by the Awards committee, under the leadership of Cheryl Doughty, MAFCS Vice President for Services.  Jurors review the packages, score the applications […]

Food Science at it’s WORST- Bad Eggs: Another Fake-Food Scandal Rocks China

In the latest food scandal to emerge in China, customers are being duped by fake  eggs made out of resin, starch and pigments. Read more: China: Fake Chicken Eggs Add to List of Fake-Food Scandals | TIME.com http://newsfeed.time.com/2012/11/06/how-to-make-a-rotten-egg/#ixzz2qIzePJK2 From tainted baby formula to exploding  watermelons, China has seen its share of food-safety problems. But food  […]

How Haute Vegetables Are Conquering $500 Tasting Menus and How they can work in your kitchen as well!

How Haute Vegetables Are Conquering $500 Tasting Menus             By Ryan Sutton –             Aug 29, 2013 Bloomberg Pursuits Magazine The $500 tasting menu at the Restaurant at Meadowood, in St. Helena, California, begins with a leaf. Four leaves, actually, stuck to two stems and seasoned with salt. “Borage,” my waiter says. After the leaf course […]

Schools Trips to Baltimore Farms

Real Food Farm offers a one- to two-hour outdoor educational program to pre-K through 12th grade students, college Observation activitystudents, and adults that includes a tour of the farm, a discovery activity, food sampling, and an age-appropriate work project.  The Education Coordinator will tailor the visit according to each group’s goals, interests, and time frame. Possible […]

Born good? Babies help unlock the origins of morality

Babies help unlock the origins of morality The following script is from “The Baby Lab” which aired on Nov. 18, 2012. Lesley Stahl is the correspondent. Shari Finkelstein, producer. It’s a question people have asked for as long as there have been people: are human beings inherently good? Are we born with a sense of […]

Free Infographic – Lactose intolerance

Free Infographic – Lactose Intolerance 30 – 50 million people in the U.S. are affected by lactose intolerance. Caused by the inability or insufficient ability to digest lactose, a sugar found in milk or milk products, lactose intolerance can cause painful abdominal symptoms such as cramping, bloating, nausea and gas.    

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