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The Lenoir County Center Local Foods contact is Tammy Kelly.

Summer Squash

Summer Squash! Yellow squash and zucchini are one of the first signs of summer bounty, and in our area, you …

Micro-Greens

The Mystery of Micro-Greens According to food trends, listed by Insider Markets, the micro-green trend is increasing with time. Growing …

Stir It Up

Stir It Up- Baking Series Camp!

Another exciting cooking camp coming in August! Join us via Zoom to stir up some yummy goodies! Each session will …

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Let Me Cook - Cooking Camp!

Check out cooking summer camp for July – it’s right around the corner! Are you tired of the same old …

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Locally Delicious - October

Thursday, October 22, 2020 10–11 a.m. Please contact Velvet Tyndall or Kelly Tyndall at 252-527-2191 for more information and a pre-registration …

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Southeastern Vegetable Crop Handbook

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

What's at the Market - May

There are lots of things to be excited about, and fresh produce is definitely one of them! The month of …

Market Safety Social Distancing

Safe Shopping at the Market

‘Tis the season for fresh fruits and veggies! Spring has arrived and with it, the opening of our local farmer’s …

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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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Aquaponics Short-Course

Aquaponics Short Course, March 7, New Bern Convention Center Designed to provide entrepreneurs research based technical training in the fundamentals …

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Farm to University: Guide for Extension Agents

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