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The Graham County Center Local Foods contact is Randy Collins.

Making Butter at Home

Making butter at home is easier than you think. Watch this short video to learn how to make butter …

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Planting Calendar for WNC

Has coronavirus “slow down” got you thinking about doing some extra gardening this year, or maybe you’ve decided to …

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Starting a Container Garden

Every month, “Homegrown” shares new videos featuring tips and tools from our Extension experts in three categories: In The …

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Overview of NC State Finished Beef Production Guidelines

This publication is an introduction to the three production protocol guidelines developed by North Carolina …

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NC State Local Grass-Fed Beef Production Guidelines

This publication provides production protocol guidelines developed by North Carolina State University and Amazing Grazing …

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NC State Local Pasture-Raised and Pasture-Finished Beef Production Guidelines

This publication provides production protocol guidelines developed by North Carolina State University and Amazing Grazing …

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NC State Local Finished Beef Production Guidelines

This publication provides production protocol guidelines developed by North Carolina State University and Amazing Grazing …

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Cultivating Local Foods Consumers: Using Agritourism to Promote Local Foods

This publication shares the result of a survey study that aims to discover whether visiting …

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Caldwell County Ag Census Infographic 2017

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

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North Carolina Production Guide for Smaller Orchard Plantings

North Carolina’s climate and soils are well suited to grow many types tree fruits. This …

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

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

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