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The Macon County Center Local Foods contact is Julie Sawyer.

2nd Shiitake Mushroom Workshop

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

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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 …

Recent Publications related to Local Foods

Growing Tomatoes in the Home Garden

Much success in growing tomatoes can be attributed to use of a few proven techniques. …

Growing Herbs for the Home Gardener

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Part 5: References

This publication lists the references used in parts 1-4 of the Postharvest Handling and Cooling …

Figure 1. Blueberry plant set in peat sand mixture.

Growing Blueberries in the Home Garden

Blueberries can be grown in home gardens anywhere in North Carolina if the right species …

Special Claims and the Approval Process for Niche Meat Production

With increasing demand for product transparency, a growing number of producers, processing plant operators, and …

9/19/19Local Foods