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The Currituck County Center Local Foods contacts are Cameron Lowe, Olivia Jones.

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Local Food Newsletter - April 2019

Welcome to N.C. Cooperative Extension, Currituck County Center’s Local Foods Newsletter! Each electronic newsletter will be published monthly to …

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2019 Home Canning Series

NC Cooperative Extension is holding a series of home canning classes from 1:00 – 3:00 p.m. at the N.C. …

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Beginners Guide to Gardening

Starting a home garden can be a daunting task. The thought of buying materials and seeds, spending hours preparing …

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January Impacts

This year has gotten off to a very soggy start, but that did not prevent your N.C. Cooperative Extension …

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Local Foods Newsletter Produce Contact

Starting in April, the N.C. Cooperative Extension, Currituck Center will be publishing a monthly electronic newsletter to promote local …

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Currituck Crop News-February 2019

Soybean Production Meeting – Feb. 6 The Soybean Production Meeting is scheduled for Wednesday, February 6 from 8 to 10 …

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Cooking with the Seasons

N.C. Cooperative Extension is hosting several classes throughout the year called Cooking with the Seasons to help you learn …

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Disaster Resources - Florence

The potential for severe impacts from Hurricane Florence is becoming more and more imminent for our area. Please act …

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Fall Garden Tips

As the summer gardening season begins to wind down, it is time to plan for that fall garden to …

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Currituck County Pesticide Training

NC Cooperative Extension provides educational programs for people that need continuing education credits in pesticide education so that …

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New Currituck Extension Staff

N.C. Cooperative Extension of Currituck County is proud to introduce the latest new hires to our department. Billy Caudle, …

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2018 Northeast Ag Expo

The Northeast Ag Expo is held each year on the last Thursday in July. This event highlights the latest …

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Currituck Extension Impacts - 2017

NC State Extension in Currituck recently addressed the Board of Commissioners to share impacts from the 2017 program year. …

Recent Publications related to Local Foods

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How to Create a Container Garden for Edibles in the North Carolina Piedmont

In this publication you will find ideas to get you started growing your own edibles. …

2 weeks ago

Good Agricultural Practices for the Production and Handling of Strawberry, Raspberry, Blackberry, and Blueberry

Maintaining good sanitation throughout production and handling of strawberries, raspberries, blackberries, and blueberries is important. …

2 weeks ago

Farm to Early Care and Education Local Food Purchasing Guide

There are many different ways to buy local food, and this guide provides information that …

3/27/19Local Foods
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Farm to University: Guide for Extension Agents

This guide provides information to Extension educators on Farm to University programming so farmers can …

3/18/19Local Foods

Using Plastic Mulches and Drip Irrigation for Home Vegetable Gardens

Muskmelons, tomatoes, peppers, cucumbers, squash, eggplant, watermelons, and okra are vegetable crops that have shown …

How to Organize a Community Garden

This publication covers the keys to a successful community garden of individual plots including forming …

3/13/19

Care and Planting of Ginseng Seed and Roots

This factsheet covers propagating (by seed and by transplant) ginseng, which requires a period of …

Modifying Soil for Plant Growth around Your Home

This publication addresses the two major soil problems found on residential properties and how to …

2/14/19SoilFacts