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The Macon County Center Local Foods contact is Christy Bredenkamp.

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EmPOWERing Mountain Food Systems

The EmPOWERing Mountain Food Systems Project is excited to announce its new webinar event series – Friday Conversations. At …

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Count on Me NC

NC State Extension, in partnership with NC Department of Health and Human Services, NC Restaurant and Lodging Association and Visit NC, is excited to …

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Find Local Meats on MeatSuite

NC Choices is proud to introduce MeatSuite to North Carolina consumers. MeatSuite is a website where you can find local …

2nd Shiitake Mushroom Workshop

N.C. Cooperative Extension will hold another class on “Growing Shiitake Mushrooms”. The first workshop we held, had such a …

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Soup, the Ultimate One Pot Meal

When the outside temperature dips to 8°F, I know it’s time for the ultimately easy one pot meal…. SOUP. …

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February Is American Heart Month!

February is American Heart Month! While some may have visions of chocolate hearts, boxes of candy, valentines and candy …

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Western North Carolina Planting Calendar for Annual Vegetables, Fruits, and Herbs

In western North Carolina, almost any type of vegetable or fruit can be successfully grown …

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Figure 1. Cool-season vegetables can tolerate colder temperature

Central North Carolina Planting Calendar for Annual Vegetables, Fruits, and Herbs

In central North Carolina almost any type of vegetable or fruit can be grown successfully …

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Shellfish Leases and Harvest Closures Along the North Carolina Coast

This publication discusses the practice of leasing estuarine waters on the North Carolina coast for …

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Overview of NC State Finished Beef Production Guidelines

This publication is an introduction to the three production protocol guidelines developed by North Carolina …

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NC State Local Grass-Fed Beef Production Guidelines

This publication provides production protocol guidelines developed by North Carolina State University and Amazing Grazing …

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NC State Local Pasture-Raised and Pasture-Finished Beef Production Guidelines

This publication provides production protocol guidelines developed by North Carolina State University and Amazing Grazing …

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NC State Local Finished Beef Production Guidelines

This publication provides production protocol guidelines developed by North Carolina State University and Amazing Grazing …

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Cultivating Local Foods Consumers: Using Agritourism to Promote Local Foods

This publication shares the result of a survey study that aims to discover whether visiting …

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