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AHS Blog Series

Jul 17, 2023

AHS July Blog: The Beauty of Farmland

In the July AHS blog post, AHS graduate student Sarah Smart, examines how to protect your family farm from development in North Carolina. 

May 12, 2023

AHS May Blog: The Role of Family Life Coaching as a Critical Partner in Mental Health

The Department of Agricultural and Human Sciences publishes a monthly blog written by students, alumni, and faculty sharing important topics and helpful resources related to the fields of agricultural, extension, and human… 

Apr 12, 2023

AHS April Blog: Growing a Career in Family and Consumer Sciences

In the April AHS blog post, AHS staff member Jayne McBurney, examines career paths available within family and consumer sciences. 

Mar 1, 2023

AHS March Blog: EFNEP Helps Fuel for the Future

In the March blog post, AHS staff member Megan Halbohm, discusses National Nutrition Month. 

Feb 1, 2023

AHS February Blog: Understanding How Small-Scale Farmers Navigate Farm Stress

In the February blog post, AHS postdoctoral student Andrew R. Smolski, provides research on how small-scale farmers navigate farm stress. 

Jan 4, 2023

AHS January Blog: Adopt Flexible Thinking in 2023

In the January AHS blog post, staff member Casey Collins, discusses setting achievable goals while making changes to your health regimen. 

Dec 9, 2022

AHS December Blog: Making the Healthy Choice, the Easy Choice with Steps to Health

In the December AHS blog post, staff member Christian Woods provides information about the SNAP-Ed program, Steps to Health. 

Nov 4, 2022

AHS November Blog: 2022 Eat Smart, Move More, Weigh Less Holiday Challenge

In the November AHS blog post, staff member Casey Collins, provides details about the annual Eat Smart, Move More, Weigh Less Holiday Challenge. 

Oct 12, 2022

Spotlight on Hope: Talking to Children and Youth About Race and Racism

Welcome to the Spotlight on Hope blog, which will address pressing family issues in our research, teaching, and extension, as we work to empower youth, families, and communities. For our fourth entry, Dr. Maru Gonzalez will explore the struggles parents and caregivers experience while discussing race and racism. 

Oct 7, 2022

AHS October Blog: When Ties to Communities Go Beyond the Physical Environment

In the October blog post, AHS professor Dr. Sarah Kirby, discusses the complicated effects of disasters on individuals, families, and communities.