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The Robeson County Center Local Foods contact is Mack Johnson.

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A Very Local Holiday Festival

Saturday, December 3, 2022 Robeson County Farmers Market 9:00 a.m. – 1:00 p.m. Corner of 8th and Elm Streets, Lumberton Shop Local, Eat …

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NC Farm School: Is It for You?

Have you ever considered starting your own agricultural business? Do you have land and want to finally do something …

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Robeson County Farmers Market

Seems like spring can’t seem to get its act together with the numerous and sporadic cold spells we have …

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Mommy and Me

May 3, 10, 17, 24, 26, and June 7, 14 and 21, 2022, 1:30 p.m. UNCP Office for Regional Initiatives 115 Livermore …

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Overcoming a Picky Eater

As a parent, grandparent, or even an aunt or uncle, you may be concerned with what and how a …

Tomato Workshop Information FLier

Growing Great Tomatoes

Tomatoes, Tomahtoes, or ‘Maters……no matter how you say it, everyone wants to grow great tomatoes! Join us for an …

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Small Farms Week

HELP US BRING A MEAL TO LOCAL FAMILIES Our goal is to provide ONE complete meal to at least TEN …

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NC Muscadine Grape Conference

The North Carolina Muscadine Grape Association is hosting the annual NC Muscadine Grape Conference March 11 -12, 2022. Vineyard …

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Is Chocolate a Vegetable?

One of the most chocolate celebrated days is here. For as long as I can remember, Valentine’s Day has …

Muscadine workshop information flier

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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Better Blueberries 101

As a homeowner, would you like to know how to increase your harvest and the size of your blueberries? …

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2022 Rain Barrel Workshop

Is your water bill costing you more than you like to pay? Would you like to recycle the rainwater …

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NC State Local Pasture-Raised and Pasture-Finished Beef Production Guidelines

This publication provides production protocol guidelines developed by North Carolina State University and Amazing Grazing …

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Three Components of Farm to ECE: Gardening, Cooking, and Local Food Purchasing

This chapter of the Farm to Early Care and Education Resource Guide for North Carolina …

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Diverse, Inclusive, and Equitable Family Engagement Opportunities with Farm to ECE

This chapter of the Farm to Early Care and Education Resource Guide for North Carolina …

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Farm to Early Care and Education

This chapter of the Farm to Early Care and Education Resource Guide for North Carolina …

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NC State Local Grass-Fed Beef Production Guidelines

This publication provides production protocol guidelines developed by North Carolina State University and Amazing Grazing …

The North Carolina Winegrape Grower’s Guide

The grape and wine industry in North Carolina is now worth in excess of $30 …

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Direct to Food Bank and Food Pantry Donations

This publication, part of the Farm to Food Bank Resource Guide, discusses food donations given …

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21. Youth, Community, and Therapeutic Gardening

This Youth, Community, and Therapeutic Gardening Chapter from the Extension Gardener Handbook helps volunteers understand …

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