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The Orange County Center Local Foods contacts are Mike Lanier, Ivelisse Colon Diaz.

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2019 NC Farm School Northern Piedmont

JOIN US FOR OUR INTEREST MEETINGS!! R.S.V.P. online November 27, 2018, at 7 p.m. N.C. Cooperative Extension, Durham County Center 721 Foster Street Durham, NC November …

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Orange County LocalFest

LocalFest is a celebration of all things local! Local food, music, art, businesses, and entrepreneurs, as well as, the culture and …

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Preserve at Home! Classes

It’s that time of the year when we take out our hot water bath and pressure canners to preserve the …

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Let's Talk Turkey!

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Monthly Drought Projections

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