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Local Foods

The McDowell County Center Local Foods contact is Molly Sandfoss.

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It's Finally Strawberry Season!

Strawberry season is upon us! Strawberries contain lots of vitamin C which can help to support your immune system. …

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Find Local Meats on MeatSuite

NC Choices is proud to introduce MeatSuite to North Carolina consumers. MeatSuite is a website where you can find local …

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Relief Funds for Farmers

​ Carolina Farm Stewardship Association posted an article about COVID-19 Relief Funds Available to Farmers Starting April 3. Click …

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You Can Grow Your Own Food!

N.C. Cooperative Extension has the resources and know-how to increase your knowledge and skills in growing your own food. …

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Vegetable Gardening 101

Many people are looking to meet their food needs with their own vegetable garden. For some, our parents did …

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Great COVID-19 Resources

NC State Extension has compiled resources on COVID-19 around agriculture, food, youth, health, and wellness, as well as other …

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Organic Gardening for the Home Garden

The Extension Master Gardener℠ Volunteer Association of McDowell County will have their monthly program meeting on Organic Gardening for the …

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Kale

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

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Composting in Childcare Center Gardens

This publication is a how-to guide for starting a garden-related standard compost bin in a …

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Vermicomposting in Childcare Center Gardens

This publication is a how-to guide for starting a garden-related vermicomposting bin in a childcare …

Johnston County Ag Census Infographic 2017

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

Yancey County Ag Census Infographic 2017

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

Yadkin County Ag Census Infographic 2017

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

Wilson County Ag Census Infographic 2017

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

Wilkes County Ag Census Infographic 2017

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