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

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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 …

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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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Southeastern Vegetable Crop Handbook

Everything you need to know to successfully grow vegetables in the Southeast including: varieties, planting dates, fertilizer recommendations, cover …

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Selling Fluid Milk to Grocery Stores Through Direct Store Delivery

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Adding Value to Local Food

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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 …