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Local Foods

The Vance County Center Local Foods contact is Wayne Rowland.

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COVID-19 and Grocery Shopping

There are many questions surround grocery shopping and handling food during the COVID-19 pandemic. There is no data currently that …

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Winter Storm Food Safety

As winter storms approach North Carolina, there are steps you can take to prepare for food safety when the …

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The Bees of North Carolina

Congratulations to Dr. Elsa Youngsteadt & Hannah Levenson for this excellent new book, available as a hardcopy for purchase …

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Extension Programs

Looking for Extension programs related to local foods? Check out the Cooperative Extension Local Food Portal Overview Site Map …

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Extension Publications

Looking for Extension publications on local foods? Check out the Cooperative Extension Local Food Portal Local Food Extension Publications …

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Local Food Systems

Looking for resources on local food systems? Check out the Cooperative Extension Local Food Portal Local Food Systems Concepts …

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Strong Communities

Looking for resources on building strong communities through local foods? Check out the Cooperative Extension Local Food Portal Strong …

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Youth & Families

Looking for resources for youth & families related to local foods? Check out the resources on the Cooperative Extension …

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Nutrition & Health

Looking for Nutrition & Health resources pertaining to local foods? Check out these national and statewide programs and resources …

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Cook Local Food

Looking for resources for cooking local foods? Check out the seasonal recipes, food prepping tips, and cooking videos on …

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Grow Local Food

Looking for tips for growing local foods? Check out resources for farm production, including for new and beginning farmers, on …

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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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What's in Season?

Check out these seasonal guides from the NC 10% Campaign Resources webpage and find local food at your nearby farmers …

Recent Publications related to Local Foods

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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 …

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Composting in Childcare Center Gardens

This publication is a how-to guide for starting a garden-related standard compost bin in a …

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How to Sell Shell Eggs Into Grocery Stores Through Direct Store Delivery

This publication provides basic information for small or medium-scale North Carolina egg producers to start …

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Central North Carolina Planting Calendar for Annual Vegetables, Fruits, and Herbs

In central North Carolina almost any type of vegetable or fruit can be grown successfully …

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Statewide Ag Census Infographic 2017

This infographic provides a visual interpretation of the 2017 Census of Agriculture, which is collected …

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Kale

This series of publications provides information about how to grow, harvest, and prepare a variety …

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Johnston County Ag Census Infographic 2017

This infographic provides a visual interpretation of the 2017 Census of Agriculture, which is collected …

Yancey County Ag Census Infographic 2017

This infographic provides a visual interpretation of the 2017 Census of Agriculture, which is collected …