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The Vance County Center Local Foods contact is Wayne Rowland.

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Growing the Spring Vegetable Garden

GROWING THE SPRING VEGETABLE GARDEN…REMINDER…TONGHT (Monday, April 24th) starting at 6:30 p.m. at the Vance County Regional Farmers Market …

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LAMP Grants Now Open!

LAMP (Local Agriculture Market Program) “supports the development, coordination, and expansion of direct producer-to-consumer marketing; local and regional food …

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