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Frost Damage

Saturday, April 11, 2020, was a cold morning in Alamance County. Several plants at Buster Sykes Farm were damaged …

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Find Local Food

Looking for where to buy local food? Check out this great list of resources from the North Carolina mountains …

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FCS March Newsletter

Three Cheers for Cabbage! Check out different recipe ideas for this under-rated vegetable and its relatives. Remember to scroll to …

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2018 Courses for Small Food Processors

All FDA registered food manufacturing/production facilities must comply with at least some portion of the Preventive Controls for Human …

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Produce Safety Workshop

The Produce Safety Alliance will be offering a one-day workshop on March 16th in Wilkesboro to help people learn …

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Vacationer Supported Agriculture Summer 2019

Vacationer Supported Agriculture (VSA) is a project led by NC State’s P1tLab and NC State …

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

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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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Vermicomposting in Childcare Center Gardens

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