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The Robeson County Center Local Foods contact is Mack Johnson.

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Muscadine Culture and Pruning Workshop

Topics covered during this workshop will include trellising, training, and pruning vines; recommended varieties and cultivars; fertilization recommendations; and …

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Help Feed the Hungry

Donate canned goods and other nonperishable food by February 15, 2021, and be part of a statewide N.C. Cooperative Extension campaign …

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Collards and Crafts

Folks, save the date for the most unique shopping experience Robeson County has to offer! Wouldn’t you love to …

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2020 Very Local Holiday Festival

Join us Saturday, December 5, from 8:30 a.m.–1:00 p.m., for A Very Local Holiday Festival at the Robeson County …

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Holidays Are Here

Can you believe it? Thanksgiving is literally right around the corner. Having a menu for each meal and shopping …

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Shopping With EFNEP

Fall is upon us! Commercials advertising newly released horror movies are in full swing and the drop in temperature …

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Pecan Scab

Writing an article can present a daunting task when you are undecided on the topic. But then, once in …

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Instant Pot for Beginners

Explore the exciting world of Instant Pot cookery. Learn everything from the history of multicookers and tips for storing …

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Missing the Fair

I am writing this with an abundance of mixed feelings. On Tuesday, August 11, 2020, the fair board called …

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Familiar Face, New Role

Growing up I spent a lot of time in my Granny’s kitchen. I can remember sitting on the counter …

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Canceled or Short Supply

Canceled! This is a word I have begrudgingly become accustomed to in the last couple of months. I would …

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Gathering Around the Table

Life as we knew it has changed over the past several months with COVID-19 on the rise. We have …

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