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The Orange County Center Local Foods contact is Ivelisse Colon Diaz.

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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 …

Recent Publications related to Local Foods

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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 days agoLocal 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 …

6 days agoLocal Foods
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Kale

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

6 days agoGrow It, Eat It
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Collard Greens

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

6 days agoGrow 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

Precision Seeding for Vegetable Crops

Precision seeding is defined as the placing of desired numbers of seeds at a precise …

Tomatoes for Processing in Eastern North Carolina

The per-capita consumption of processed tomatoes has increased steadily in recent years. This has been …