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Farm City Week Banquet

November 26, 2019, at the Catawba County Country Club from 5:30–9 p.m. Ticket sales end Tuesday, November 19. More information on …

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4-H Holiday Drop and Shop

2019 4-H Holiday Drop and Shop Take time to go holiday shopping or just have the opportunity to wrap the presents …

Eating Seasonally and Locally

Eating Seasonally and Locally

A Budget-Friendly Guide to Eating Fresh, Local, Produce. Dr. Alice Ammerman, professor in the Gillings School’s Department of Nutrition has recently …

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Firewise Landscaping Workshop

Is your Home and Community Firewise The Fire Wise Program teaches people how to adapt to living with wildfire and …

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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 …

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NC Agritunity 2020

Feb. 8, 2020 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. …

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