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Local Foods

The Caldwell County Center Local Foods contact is Sarah Christas.

Participants at Caldwell County 4-H’s “Egg-Cellent Poultry” camp pose after an egg and spoon race. In addition to learning about poultry and food science, games were a highlight for youth and teen leaders who attended the program in July 2021.

Youth Learn about Eggs, Poultry

What is “egg-cellent” about poultry? Youth who participated in a two-day 4-H camp all about poultry during July can …

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Energize With Pasta

Spaghetti with meat sauce and garlic bread is a traditional family favorite. Simple, inexpensive and accepted by all. And …

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Caldwell County Farmers Markets

Caldwell County Farmers Market Saturdays, 6 a.m. to 12 p.m., May through December Behind County offices at 904 West Ave Lenoir, NC 28645 Contact: carlamcginnis0714@gmail.com …

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Harvesting beans from a vine-covered teepee.

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Figure 1. Farm locations of study participants.

North Carolina Women’s Success in Agritourism: Turning Challenges into Opportunities

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Sheep and Goat Production for Small Farms in North Carolina

This guide provides an overview of sheep and goat production for small and beginning farmers …

Pastured Poultry For Small Farms in North Carolina

This guide provides an overview of pastured poultry production for small and beginning farmers in …

Pastured Pork For Small Farms in North Carolina

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Market Gardens For Small Farms in North Carolina

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Fig Culture in North Carolina

The fig is native to the Mediterranean Basin. You may already be familiar with some …

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What CAN Be Composted?

List of items that can and cannot be composted at home.

6/17/21