Skip to main content

Logo for N.C. Cooperative Extension N.C. Cooperative Extension Homepage

The Vance County Center Local Foods contact is Wayne Rowland.

Vance County Food Giveaway!

Community agencies and the faith-based community have joined forces to help feed Vance County! On Thursday, April 14, 2016 …

Cover photo for Vance County Community Resource Fair

Vance County Community Resource Fair

Vance County Community Resource Fair, March 17th, 2016, Southern Vance High School. Approximately 50 informational booths/vendors will be represented …

Cover photo for Southeastern Vegetable Crop Handbook

Southeastern Vegetable Crop Handbook

Everything you need to know to successfully grow vegetables in the Southeast including: varieties, planting dates, fertilizer recommendations, cover …

Cover photo for Vance County Regional Fair

Vance County Regional Fair

The Vance County Regional Fair is coming to Henderson September 24-27, 2014. The fairgrounds are on E. Andrews Avenue/Hwy …

Cover photo for On-Line Newsletter From Hort Science

On-Line Newsletter From Hort Science

The NCSU Department of Horticultural Science has launched a quarterly on-line Newsletter Subscribe to see great horticulture images, learn about faculty and …

Hot Off the Press!

We are happy to send out our latest office newsletter informing you about Vance County Cooperative Extension. Please contact …

Recent Publications related to Local Foods

Farm to Early Care and Education Local Food Purchasing Guide

There are many different ways to buy local food, and this guide provides information that …

2 days agoLocal Foods

Qualifying and Quantifying Your Personal Agritourism Potential

There are a number of questions that must be asked and honestly answered when considering …

Promoting Your Agritourism Business

The basis of any promotional program is product excellence. If your product or operation is …

Marketing Your Agritourism Enterprise

Agritourism venues require a significant amount of planning, marketing, and promotion to create successful enterprises. …

Container Garden Planting Calendar for Edibles in the Piedmont

This publication offers a guide to growing edible plants year-round in containers. Includes planting and …

2 weeks ago
Photo of cilantro

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. …

4/4/19

Good Agricultural Practices for the Production and Handling of Strawberry, Raspberry, Blackberry, and Blueberry

Maintaining good sanitation throughout production and handling of strawberries, raspberries, blackberries, and blueberries is important. …

4/3/19
Figure 1. Farm to University pathways.

Farm to University: Guide for Extension Agents

This guide provides information to Extension educators on Farm to University programming so farmers can …

3/18/19Local Foods