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The Cleveland County Center Local Foods contact is Lara Worden.

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Rhubarb Workshop

Would you like to learn to grow Rhubarb? Please see information …

Summer Squash Relish

Looking for something to do with your excess Summer Squash? Here is a great recipe for Summer Squash Relish. If …

2016 Extension Master Gardener Classes

Would you like to become a N.C. Cooperative Extension Master Gardener? Cleveland County Extension will offer classes in 2016. The Extension …

Upcoming Horticulture Classes

Need a little help from the experts when it comes to beautifying your lawn, controlling insects in the garden, …

Recent Publications related to Local Foods

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How to Sell Pastured Meat Products to Grocery Stores via Direct Store Delivery

This publication guides small- and medium-scale pastured meat producers in North Carolina through the steps …

7 days agoLocal Foods
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How to Sell Shell Eggs into Grocery Stores Through Direct Store Delivery

This publication provides basic information for small or medium-scale North Carolina egg producers to start …

7 days agoLocal Foods
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Kale

This series of publications provides information about how to grow, harvest, and prepare a variety …

7 days agoGrow It, Eat It
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Collard Greens

This series of publications provides information about how to grow, harvest, and prepare a variety …

7 days agoGrow It, Eat It
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Building Local Food Economies: A Guide for Governments

This publication serves as a guide on building local food economies for planners, economic developers, …

5/21/18

Precision Seeding for Vegetable Crops

Precision seeding is defined as the placing of desired numbers of seeds at a precise …

Tomatoes for Processing in Eastern North Carolina

The per-capita consumption of processed tomatoes has increased steadily in recent years. This has been …