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Nourish Resilience

The outbreak of COVID-19 is undoubtedly stressful for everyone in our community – from residents to businesses alike. Fear …

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Relief Funds for Farmers

​ Carolina Farm Stewardship Association posted an article about COVID-19 Relief Funds Available to Farmers Starting April 3. Click …

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Vegetable Gardening 101

Summary: Pick a sunny site, incorporate compost, select vegetable varieties that will thrive in the season, plant according to …

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The glossary for the Extension Master Gardener Handbook defines terms that are found in the …

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