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Local Foods Cooking Class

Roasted radish, leeks, and Asian greens frittata. May 15 class. Next class June 12 at Hickory Soup Kitchen! Eat Healthy While Supporting …

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USDA Harmonized GAP Workshops

USDA Harmonized GAP Standard Workshops 8:30 a.m.–2:45 p.m. CFSA and the N.C. Cooperative Extension Service have partnered to deliver a workshop that …

Cover photo for 2019 Catawba County Local Food Guide

2019 Catawba County Local Food Guide

Mobile friendly website is now open. https://catawbacountyfood.weebly.com/ Printable pdf 2019 Catawba County Local Food Guide printable …

2019 4-H Plant Sale

All orders must be prepaid and submitted to the Extension Center by February 28, 2019. We will notify you of …

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Understanding Climate, Planning, and Response Terms Within the Forestry Context

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How to Organize a Community Garden

This publication covers the keys to a successful community garden of individual plots including forming …

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Prevent Timber Trespass and Theft

Tips for preventing timber trespass and theft are reviewed in this publication. Special documentation of …

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Protecting farm and forest land can be complicated. In this publication we interview a family …

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Basil is a popular herb known for its flavorful foliage. The fresh or dried leaves …

Qualifying and Quantifying Your Personal Agritourism Potential

There are a number of questions that must be asked and honestly answered when considering …

Marketing Your Agritourism Enterprise

Agritourism venues require a significant amount of planning, marketing, and promotion to create successful enterprises. …

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Agricultural tourism increases the potential for on farm sales with value-adding products and services, further …