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Local Foods

The Orange County Center Local Foods contacts are Ivelisse Colón, Mart Bumgarner.

Local flavors, seasons of the year

NC Local Flavors – Blueberries

We are opening our new series about local foods with the marvelous Blueberry! Blueberry Season In our area, the blueberry season …

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Count on Me NC

NC State Extension, in partnership with NC Department of Health and Human Services, NC Restaurant and Lodging Association and Visit NC, is excited to …

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How to Make Fermented Pickles

Interested in fermenting food? Start by making delicious fermented pickles that will be ready within 3-4 weeks. Fermented Pickles Recipe Yields 1-gallon …

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Figure 1. Cool-season vegetables can tolerate colder temperature

Central North Carolina Planting Calendar for Annual Vegetables, Fruits, and Herbs

In central North Carolina almost any type of vegetable or fruit can be grown successfully …

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Statewide Ag Census Infographic 2017

This infographic provides a visual interpretation of the 2017 Census of Agriculture, which is collected …

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Kale

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

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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 …

Observing worms in a vermicompost bin.

Vermicomposting in Childcare Center Gardens

This publication is a how-to guide for starting a garden-related vermicomposting bin in a childcare …

Johnston County Ag Census Infographic 2017

This infographic provides a visual interpretation of the 2017 Census of Agriculture, which is collected …

Yancey County Ag Census Infographic 2017

This infographic provides a visual interpretation of the 2017 Census of Agriculture, which is collected …

Yadkin County Ag Census Infographic 2017

This infographic provides a visual interpretation of the 2017 Census of Agriculture, which is collected …