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The Guilford County Center Local Foods contact is Anna-Beth Williams.

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Preserving Apples Canning Class

Join N.C. Cooperative Extension in Guilford County for a night of canning apples!! Canning is an art that we …

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Local Foods Week September 21-30, 2018

North Carolina Cooperative Extension, Guilford County Center, along with community partners, is holding a local foods week September 21 …

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Be Prepared for Hurricane Florence

Hurricane Florence continues to strengthen. Confidence continues to increase that North Carolina will see life-threatening impacts from this storm. While …

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Share the Harvest

“Share the Harvest” is a program that has been in place for seven years, helping provide fresh local produce …

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Med Instead of Meds

The Med Instead of Meds class series meets on Thursdays from August 23-October 4, from 5:30 to 7:30 p.m. COST: …

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Extension Master Food Volunteer

Tuesdays, July 24-October 2, 5:30 p.m.-7:30 p.m. (No class August 7) COST: $50 EMFV program is delivered through North Carolina …

Recent Publications related to Local Foods

Community Supported Agriculture in North Carolina

Community Supported Agriculture (CSA) is a form of direct marketing in which a community of …

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NC State Local Finished Beef Production Guidelines

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

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Using Web Marketplaces to Reach Untapped Markets

This publication explains how microentrepreneurs can use emerging web-based marketplaces to sell services, goods, and …

8/28/18

Commercial Luffa Sponge Gourd Production

Luffa sponge products are readily available in the cosmetic and bath section of department stores, …

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

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

8/28/18

Basil

Basil is a popular herb known for its flavorful foliage. The fresh or dried leaves …

Care and Planting of Ginseng Seed and Roots

This factsheet covers propagating (by seed and by transplant) ginseng, which requires a period of …

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How to Sell Produce to Distributors

This publication provides information about how producers can prepare for selling produce to wholesale distributors. …

8/14/18