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The Catawba County Center Local Foods contacts are George Place, April Vigardt.

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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 …

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NC Agritunity 2019

Feb. 9, 2019 8:30 a.m.–2:30 p.m. Free Educational Conference and Trade Show for Small and Beginning Farmers Iredell Cooperative Extension 444 Bristol Dr. Statesville, …

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Market Gardener Class 2019

Market Gardener Course 2019 March 9th, 23th April 6th, 20th Saturdays 10-2 p.m. Small Farms Demonstration Site 4918 Hickory -Lincolnton Hwy Cost $100 To register, call …

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