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

Start a Fall Vegetable Garden

By Anelle Ammons Spring is a great time to start a vegetable garden, but did you know that July and …

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Farm to Fork Recipes

Check out a new resource with recipes and resources to help you make the most of foods you find …

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Watermelon Grafting Workshop

Watermelon Grafting Workshop May 31 Thursday 10-12pm Catawba County Cooperative Extension 1175 S. Brady Ave. Newton, NC Classroom A NC State Ph.D. candidate Marlee Trandel …

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Local Foods Cooking Class

Local Foods Cooking Class Eat healthy while supporting local farmers Wednesdays 5:30-6:30 pm Extension Center 1175 S. Brady Ave. Newton June 20th and …

In the Garden Q & A

With the spring gardening season in full swing we have had some great questions come into the extension office. …

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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 …

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Composting in Childcare Center Gardens

This publication is a how-to guide for starting a garden-related standard compost bin in a …

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How to Sell Pastured Meat Products to Grocery Stores via Direct Store Delivery

This publication guides small- and medium-scale pastured meat producers in North Carolina through the steps …

6/11/18Local Foods
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How to Sell Shell Eggs into Grocery Stores Through Direct Store Delivery

This publication provides basic information for small or medium-scale North Carolina egg producers to start …

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Kale

This series of publications provides information about how to grow, harvest, and prepare a variety …

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Collard Greens

This series of publications provides information about how to grow, harvest, and prepare a variety …

6/11/18Grow It, Eat It
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Building Local Food Economies: A Guide for Governments

This publication serves as a guide on building local food economies for planners, economic developers, …

5/21/18