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The Cumberland County Center Local Foods contacts are Karen Neill, John Ivey.

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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 …

Composting in Childcare Center Gardens

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

Buying Local: A Guide for Retail and Wholesale Buyers

This publication provides guidance to retail and wholesale buyers about purchasing local foods for grocery …

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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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21. Youth, Community, and Therapeutic Gardening

This Youth, Community, and Therapeutic Gardening Chapter from the Extension Gardener Handbook helps volunteers understand …

Local Food Systems: Clarifying Current Research

This publication discusses the environmental, economic, health, and community benefits of local food systems provide …

11/11/16Local Foods

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

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

11/11/16

North Carolina Women’s Success in Agritourism: Turning Challenges into Opportunities

This publication presents the results of interviews with women in agritourism across North Carolina. It …

11/11/16