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The New Hanover County Center Local Foods contact is Lloyd Singleton.

Cover photo for A NEW Look for Pumpkin-Palooza 2020

A NEW Look for Pumpkin-Palooza 2020

The 2nd Annual 4-H Pumpkin-Palooza is scheduled for October 2020. To follow the guidelines of social distancing due to the pandemic …

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Saving Milk

One of my favorite childhood movies was Heidi. There are many versions but I’ve only seen the one made …

Cover photo for 4-H Egg-Cellent Egg Contest

4-H Egg-Cellent Egg Contest

The Southeast 4-H and Livestock Region are EGG-cited to bring you the first 4-H Egg-cellent Egg Contest. 4-H …

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Caswell County Ag Census Infographic 2017

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Snacking and Cooking with Warm-Season Produce from Childcare Production Gardens

This publication includes simple recipes that childcare center cooks and educators can use to engage …

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Snacking and Cooking With Cool-Season Produce From Childcare Production Gardens

This publication includes simple recipes that childcare center cooks and educators can use to engage …

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Growing Cool-Season Vegetables in Childcare Production Gardens

This publication focuses on easy-to-grow, child-friendly, cool-season vegetables suitable for childcare center gardening. This is …

Raised beds with a mix of warm-season fruits and vegetables.

Growing Warm-Season Fruits and Vegetables in Childcare Production Gardens

This publication focuses on easy-to-grow, child-friendly, warm-season fruits and vegetables suitable for childcare center gardening. …

Harvesting beans from a vine-covered teepee.

Creating Childcare Center Production Gardens

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