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Cover photo for Shiitake Mushroom Farming Workshop

Shiitake Mushroom Farming Workshop

The Eastern Band of Cherokee Indian Cooperative Extension will be hosting Specialists from the NC A&T Mushroom Program to …

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Vegetable Gardening Class

Want to grow fresh vegetables but do not know where or how to start? With rising food prices and …

Cover photo for Local Food Guides Are Available

Local Food Guides Are Available

Agricultural Extension Agent, Keith Wood has compiled a directory of local producers of food & farm products. These directories …

Cover photo for 2014 Tomato Field Day

2014 Tomato Field Day

2014 Tomato Field Day is August 7, 2014 Mountain Horticultural Crops Research and Extension Center, Mills River, NC Optional Tour: 1:00 p.m. (Fruits, Ornamentals, Field Crops, Hops) Registration: 2:30 p.m. Welcome: 3:00 p.m. Tours: 3:15 …

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Local Meat Workshop in Canton, NC

NC Choices and WNC Agriventures present a one-day workshop for aspiring and practicing local and meat producers. Join us Wednesday July 23rd at …

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