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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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Selling Fluid Milk to Grocery Stores Through Direct Store Delivery

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

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Adding Value to Local Food

This publication introduces producers to general principles for successfully creating new value-added products and where …

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Grapes and Berries for the Garden

This guide provides home gardeners with instructions for growing strawberries, blueberries, brambles (blackberries and raspberries), …

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Farmers' Market Tours: A Guide for Nutrition Educators

A Farmers’ Market Tour is a great way to introduce your program participants to an …

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Vacationer Supported Agriculture Summer 2019

Vacationer Supported Agriculture (VSA) is a project led by NC State’s P1tLab and NC State …

12/18/20Local Foods
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Using Web Marketplaces to Reach Untapped Markets

This publication explains how microentrepreneurs can use emerging web-based marketplaces to sell services, goods, and …

11/11/20

Caswell County Ag Census Infographic 2017

This infographic provides a visual interpretation of the 2017 Census of Agriculture, which is collected …

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Vermicomposting in Childcare Center Gardens

This publication is a how-to guide for starting a garden-related vermicomposting bin in a childcare …