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Local Foods

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A Fruit With a Future

“Local” and “native” are two buzz words that can easily be overused and overlooked in conversation when referring to …

Fresh squash, zucchini, and other produce from local farmers market

Keeping It Simple and Fresh

I don’t know about you, but I have thoroughly enjoyed the abundance of locally grown, fresh fruits and vegetables …

Blueberries

"Drink" More Blueberries

July is National Blueberry Month! Did you know that North Carolina is the seventh largest blueberry growing state in …

Strawberries

It's Berry Picking Time Again!

I absolutely love springtime when plants in the garden are beginning to grow. I especially love when it’s time …

Peaches in a basket

Splash Through Summer With Peaches

Sweet and juicy peaches are one of North Carolina’s finest summertime fruits. Though they are available year round, they …

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Who Is Extension?

I am often asked in the community, “what do you do?” or “who do you work for?” When I …

Watermelon slices

Summer Time Memories

As a child growing up, I remember summer being my favorite time of the year. Not only was school …

Recent Publications related to Local Foods

21. Youth, Community, and Therapeutic Gardening

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

7 days ago

Selling Fluid Milk to Grocery Stores Through Direct Store Delivery

This publication will help you start selling fluid milk directly to grocery stores. Approaching retailers, …

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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, …

2 weeks ago

Farm to Food Bank Resource Guide for North Carolina Cooperative Extension

This publication provides information and success stories related to food banks, food pantries, food donation …

1/25/18Local Foods

Master Gardener Volunteers and Community / Home Gardens

This publication, part of the Farm to Food Bank Resource Guide, discusses using community and …

1/10/18Local Foods

4-H Chicken Donation: Embryology to Harvesting

This publication, part of the Farm to Food Bank Resource Guide, discusses 4-H projects that …

11/16/17Local Foods

Collard Greens

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

11/16/17Grow It, Eat It

Food Pantry Produce Markets

This publication, part of the Farm to Food Bank Resource Guide, discusses setting up a …

11/16/17Local Foods