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Local Foods

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Organic Gardening

Ask any gardener what they consider to be organic gardening, and you’ll hear a variety of answers. If you …

The Benefits of Being a Locavore

Are you a locavore? The Merriam Webster dictionary defines a locavore as someone who eats foods grown locally whenever possible. There …

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Growing Great Gardens Workshop

Interested in growing your own food? Come learn how to start a vegetable garden at home and enjoy fresh …

Starting Transplants at Home

Starting vegetable transplants at home offers many advantages. You can control the growth of seedlings, so you don’t end …

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Extension Gardener Spring Newsletter

The Extension Gardener newsletter is written by horticultural experts with the North Carolina Cooperative Extension Service. Each issue provides timely …

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If I Had to Choose

To say that growing quality fruit in our area is challenging is an understatement. Apples get rust diseases. Pears …

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Pruning Grapevines

One of the most common questions I get at this time of year is about when and how to …

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This publication will help you start selling fluid milk directly to grocery stores. Approaching retailers, …

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Building Local Food Economies: A Guide for Governments

This publication serves as a guide on building local food economies for planners, economic developers, …

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Farm to Food Bank Resource Guide for North Carolina Cooperative Extension

This publication provides information and success stories related to food banks, food pantries, food donation …

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Master Gardener Volunteers and Community / Home Gardens

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This publication, part of the Farm to Food Bank Resource Guide, discusses 4-H projects that …

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Collard Greens

This series of publications provides information about how to grow, harvest, and prepare a variety …

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Food Pantry Produce Markets

This publication, part of the Farm to Food Bank Resource Guide, discusses setting up a …

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