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     Watauga CountyCooperative Extension will be offering a hands on indoor seed starting workshop.  The workshop will be held Feb.15th beginning at 6:00 pm in the Watauga Agriculture Conference Center at 252 Poplar Grove Rd.  From 6:00-6:30 we will be in the classroom learning about types of seeds that can be started indoors, timing of sowing, methods of sowing, media types, ways to achieve moisture requirements, fertility, and most importantly light.  Then from 6:30-7:00 we will do some hands on practice planting seeds indoors. We will plant trays of seeds that will be used for community gardening projects. Participants will receive 1 propagation tray and moisture dome, extra available for purchase.  From 7:00-7:25 we will go back to the class to learn about different types of indoor seed starting shelves that are available to build yourself or to purchase.  

     For those interested in building an indoor seed starting shelf, for a $75 material fee you will assemble a light weight, easy to store shelf to take home.  The fee includes 2 shop lights, bulbs, PVC and connectors for making the structure, and the lightweight sturdy foam board that will serve as the shelf, along with 4, professional 72 cell seed starting trays 4 dome lids, and 4 trays to go underneath to hold and catch water.  Please see picture on our website:  https://watauga.ces.ncsu.edu/2018/01/hands-on-indoor-seed-starting-workshop-february-15-2018/ 

 If you need to be able to start more than 4trays of seed, 2 units can be purchased and they will fit on top of eachother. 

 

Please register by calling our office at 828-264-3061 or email paige_patterson@ncsu.eduPlease register by February 12th so that materials can be purchased for building the shelves.    

 

 

 

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The Watauga County office of N.C. Cooperative Extension will be offering a Mediterranean Cooking Class Series: Med Instead of Meds for Better Health.

Join this series of four classes on Thursday evenings from 4:00 pm until 6:30 pm to prepare foods that fit into the classic Mediterranean way of eating, and then enjoy dinner together.

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Eating like those who live in the Mediterranean region has been shown to promote health and decrease risk of many chronic diseases.  Eating this way is not only healthy, it is delicious and satisfying.  Check out medinsteadofmeds.com.

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Join this series of four classes on Thursday evenings from 4:00 pm until 6:30 pm to prepare foods that fit into the classic Mediterranean way of eating, and then enjoy dinner together.

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Eating like those who live in the Mediterranean region has been shown to promote health and decrease risk of many chronic diseases.  Eating this way is not only healthy, it is delicious and satisfying.  Check out medinsteadofmeds.com.

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