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Local Foods

The Watauga County Center Local Foods contact is Margie Mansure.

Photo by Lindsey Askew

Have You Tried Saskatoon Berries?

If you love local berries you will love saskatoon berries, grown in the Extension Master Gardener℠ volunteers of Watauga County Educational Garden. …

How to Make Yummy Pumpkin Bake

Even though winter has officially kicked-in, there are still some fall ingredients around to pull together a yummy pumpkin …

Recent Publications related to Local Foods

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 …

2 weeks ago

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 …

Pastured Pork For Small Farms in North Carolina

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

Market Gardens For Small Farms in North Carolina

This guide provides an overview of market gardens for small and beginning farmers in North …

Fig Culture in North Carolina

The fig is native to the Mediterranean Basin. You may already be familiar with some …

3 weeks ago
Backyard composting bin

What CAN Be Composted?

List of items that can and cannot be composted at home.

6/17/21