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Local Foods

The Guilford County Center Local Foods contacts are Molly Alexi, Quina Weber-Shirk.

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Holiday Food Safety Resources

Here are some supplemental Holiday food safety resources that may assist you with safe Holiday cooking this season. Hotlines USDA Meat …

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It's Soup Time!!

Soups are great for the Fall and Winter because they warm the body and they can serve as an …

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Food Safety and Thanksgiving

November is finally here and it’s been quite the year. However, we still have plenty of things to be …

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NC Crunch October 21

Celebrate National Farm to School Month by crunching into a locally grown apple on Wednesday, October 21, 2020, at noon. Across North Carolina, kids …

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Canning Equipment: Resources

Hello Everyone, It seems like we are experiencing the old canning shortage of 1975. I want to give you some survival …

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The Importance of Pollinators

Community and School Gardens Agent Quina Weber-Shirk collaborated with the High Point Public Library to record a short video …

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Agricultura Urbana Sostenible

Evento ofrecido en idioma español únicamente. Este programa provee información hortícola, con base in investigación científica, a residentes de …

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Summer Cooking!!

Hey Everyone!! It’s time for summer festivities such as outdoor adventures, outdoor sports, State parks, National parks, water adventures, and …

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Food Resources in Guilford County

Several partners across Guilford County have worked together to create a list of food resources for Greater Greensboro and …

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Smoothie Bowl Art - EMFV Demonstration

Join our Extension Master Food Volunteer as she demonstrates how to create the perfect smoothie bowl art! Watch the Video Interested …

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Caswell County Ag Census Infographic 2017

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

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Snacking and Cooking with Warm-Season Produce from Childcare Production Gardens

This publication includes simple recipes that childcare center cooks and educators can use to engage …

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Snacking and Cooking With Cool-Season Produce From Childcare Production Gardens

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Growing Cool-Season Vegetables in Childcare Production Gardens

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Growing Warm-Season Fruits and Vegetables in Childcare Production Gardens

This publication focuses on easy-to-grow, child-friendly, warm-season fruits and vegetables suitable for childcare center gardening. …

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Creating Childcare Center Production Gardens

This publication focuses on developing fruit and vegetable production gardens in the Outdoor Learning Environment …