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The Watauga County Center Local Foods contact is Margie Mansure.

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August 2019 Food Preservation Classes

Food Preservation Classes The North Carolina Cooperative Extension, Watauga County Center will be offering two food preservation classes in August. Choose …

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Pizza Adventure Week 2019

Updated: Pizza Adventure Week is now full. The N.C. Cooperative Extension, Watauga County Center will offer a Pizza Adventure Week: Local …

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Food Preservation Classes Offered

Three Food Preservation classes are being offered through NC Cooperative Extension. Choose to attend one, two, or all three classes. …

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This publication lists the references used in parts 1-4 of the Postharvest Handling and Cooling …

Figure 1. Blueberry plant set in peat sand mixture.

Growing Blueberries in the Home Garden

Blueberries can be grown in home gardens anywhere in North Carolina if the right species …

Special Claims and the Approval Process for Niche Meat Production

With increasing demand for product transparency, a growing number of producers, processing plant operators, and …

9/19/19Local Foods