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Marcus McFarland

Marcus McFarland

Extension Agent, Family and Consumer Sciences Union County
Street Address: 3230-D Presson Rd
Monroe, NC 28112
Mailing Address: 3230-D Presson Rd
Monroe, NC 28112

Job Description Providing support and outreach in regards to food safety, nutrition education, and improving the longevity of lives in the union county community.

Recent Posts by Marcus McFarland

Strawberries are picked and then placed in a clamshell for distribution and market...Photo by Becky Kirkland

The Strawberries Are Coming!

Photo by Becky Kirkland Spring is here and we’re starting to see it with our own eyes. The leaves on …

Focaccia Rosemary Bread

Fermentation and Breads

When we think of fermenting foods, what comes to mind are things like pickles, yoghurt, or sauerkraut. But did …

3 pork chops in a black skillet pan

FCS@Home - Pork Chops!

Pork Chops are a wonderful cut of pork that is pretty lean like many of other cuts of pork. …

Yellow Olive Oil Being Poured into a Small Glass Bowl

Phobia of Fats

Why are so many folks afraid of fats? Fats may seem like a scary word, but they are beneficial …

Brain and Heart Connected via thread

Mental Health Loves Heart Health

American Heart Month is almost over, but continuing healthy habits for heart health can stretch beyond February. One thing …

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