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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 …

Recent Publications related to Local Foods

Market Challenges for Specialty Crop Producers in North Carolina During the Summer, Fall, and Winter of COVID-19

Throughout 2020, food supply chains and market channels across the state and nation continued to …

8/9/21Local Foods

Liability for Injury from Livestock

This publication provides farmers or landowners with an overview of rules of liability for any …

Liability Defenses for Injury of Farm Visitors

This factsheet provides an overview of a farmer or landowner’s obligations to visitors — invited …

Visitors enjoy the pumpkin season at a farm in North Carolina

Four Lessons to Build Resilience in Agritourism

This publication documents the lessons learned by agritourism operators whose businesses were impacted by the …

7/30/21
Harvesting beans from a vine-covered teepee.

Creating Childcare Center Production Gardens

This publication focuses on developing fruit and vegetable production gardens in the Outdoor Learning Environment …

Figure 1. Farm locations of study participants.

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 …

7/14/21

Sheep and Goat Production for Small Farms in North Carolina

This guide provides an overview of sheep and goat production for small and beginning farmers …

Pastured Poultry For Small Farms in North Carolina

This guide provides an overview of pastured poultry production for small and beginning farmers in …