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Friends of Extension Breakfast

N.C. Cooperative Extension, McDowell County Center would like to invite our friends to breakfast on Friday, March 15, 2019, …

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Catawba Falls Hike

Leave No Trace Outreach Saturday, March 2, 2019, 10 a.m. Catawba Falls, 3074 Catawba River Rd Join the Old Fort Community Forum for …

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2019 Lake James Clean Up

N.C. Cooperative Extension of McDowell County’s “Keep McDowell Beautiful” program will be coordinating the annual Lake James clean up …

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The Buzz on Beekeeping 2019

Free Four Day Beginning Beekeeping Course 8:30 a.m.–4:30 p.m. Saturday, February 2, 9, and 16, 2019 Field Day – Saturday, April 27, …

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Marion East Walkabout & Clean Up

Who: Marion East Neighbors What: Neighbors inviting neighbors to visit the forum meetings & picking up litter When: Saturday, November 17, …

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Old Fort Clean Up 2018

The Old Fort Chamber of Commerce, the Town of Old Fort, NC, and N.C. Cooperative Extension of McDowell County will …

Keep McDowell Beautiful

Catawba River Park Clean Up 2018

Saturday, September 22, 2018, from 1 to 4 p.m. volunteers are invited to participate in an event cleaning up …

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Carolina Lawns: A Guide to Maintaining Quality Turf in the Landscape

This comprehensive guide offers information on different grasses for North Carolina lawns, as well as …

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How to Create a Container Garden for Edibles in the North Carolina Piedmont

In this publication you will find ideas to get you started growing your own edibles. …

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A Landowner's Guide to Working with Recreationists

With an increase statewide in outdoor activity, many landowners report unacceptable levels of trespass, littering, …

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Agritourism in North Carolina: Summary of Pilot Study Results

Agritourism–defined in this study as any activity or service provided on a working farm with …

3/29/19

Agritourism, Farm Visits, Agro-Tourism Oh My! Do Farmers, Residents, and Extension Faculty Speak the Same Language?

There is a need for a better understanding of what people mean when they say …

3/29/19

Workplace Community Supported Agriculture: Connecting Local Farmers to Local Workplaces

This guide provides an overview of the community supported agriculture (CSA) program at Research Triangle …

3/21/19

Composting: A Guide to Managing Organic Yard Wastes

This eight-page publication explains how you can build and maintain a compost pile to manage …

3/20/19

Animal Appetites

This educational resource for children aged 9-12 explores food preferences in animals through inquiry-based learning …