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Voluntary Agricultural District Program

Catawba County Voluntary Agricultural District Program information and applications. Standard Enhanced

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Q&A with Food Matters
Market of Hickory: Information for Prospective Local Food Suppliers

What: An informational session for prospective local food and artisan suppliers for Food Matters Market. Food Matters Market is a new grocery store opening in Hickory in 2015 that is looking for quality, local food products to sell in their store, such as meats, produce, cheese, baked goods, jams and other value-added products. This informational session will be an opportunity meet the Food Matters Market team and learn about the new store, what products they want to purchase, and what the requirements are for becoming a vendor. Come with your business cards, product information, and questions. All local food producers are welcome! Where: Agricultural Resources Center, 1175 S. Brady Ave, Newton, NC 28658 When: February 11, 2015 5:30pm-7:00pm How: For more information or to RSVP, contact Kellyn Montgomery at 828-465-8243 or kellyn_montgomery@ncsu.edu.

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Networks for Local Food

Call it schmoozing if you like, but networking really is one of the best things you can do for yourself when it comes to professional and personal development. It goes a long way MORE »

Pest Management Survey

Pest Management Needs on Small Farms in North Carolina Dear NC Farmers and Growers, NC Cooperative Extension Service would like to hear from you about your pest management needs. Spend 10 to 15 minutes MORE »

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Local Food Beyond the Farmers Market

The past two decades have seen a nearly five-fold increase in farmers markets across the United States, according to the USDA Agricultural Marketing Service. Other direct-to-consumer marketing outlets, such as Community Support Agriculture MORE »

GROW Workshop for Community Garden Leaders in the Foothills Region

Contact:         Der Xiong Phone:            828-465-8248 Email:             der_xiong@ncsu.edu Event Date:    October 11, 2014 Location:        Catawba County Agricultural Resource Center, 1175 S. Brady Ave, Newton, NC Cost:                    $15-$18 For MORE »

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4H Farm to Fork Summer Camp

Farm to School programs have become a popular way of teaching youth about agriculture and healthy eating, while also supporting farmers through using local food in school cafeterias. According to the National Farm MORE »

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EVENTS View All
Foothills Farm SchoolTue Feb 3, 2015
6:00 PM - 9:00 PM Where:
1175 S Brady Ave, Newton, NC 28658, USA
— 4 days away
Catawba Valley Cattlemen's AssociationTue Feb 10, 2015
6:00 PM - 8:00 PM— 2 weeks away
Q&A with Food Matters Market of Hickory: Information for Prospective Local Food SuppliersWed Feb 11, 2015
5:30 PM - 7:00 PM Where:
1175 S Brady Ave, Newton, NC 28658, USA
— 2 weeks away
Foothills Farm School- Field DayThu Feb 12, 2015
10:00 AM - 3:00 PM Where:
Various Locations
— 2 weeks away
Catawba Valley Beekeepers AssociationMon Feb 16, 2015
7:00 PM - 9:30 PM Where:
Agricultural Resources Center
— 2 weeks away
Mushroom Production WorkshopWed Feb 18, 2015
1:00 PM - 4:00 PM Where:
1175 S Brady Ave, Newton, NC 28658, USA
— 3 weeks away
Blueberry Production WorkshopWed Feb 25, 2015
9:00 AM - 12:00 PM Where:
1175 S Brady Ave, Newton, NC 28658, USA
— 4 weeks away
Foothills Farm SchoolTue Mar 3, 2015
6:00 PM - 9:00 PM Where:
1175 S Brady Ave, Newton, NC 28658, USA
— 1 month away
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