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Local Foods

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

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Small Fruit Workshop

Nothing is better than fresh-picked berries to sweeten up a warm summer’s day and let’s face it, store-bought berries …

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Fun in the Garden

The “Fun in the Garden” Workshop will be held on March 13, 2020, from 9 a.m. to 2 p.m. …

vegetables and soup

Heart Healthy Habits

Currituck County 4-H is hosting a “Heart Healthy Habits” Workshop on March 3, 2020, from 9 a.m. to 2 …

squash soup, squash and spices

What’s for Dinner? Winter Squash

During winter months, it can be hard to reach your recommended amount of vegetables. To remedy this, try incorporating …

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2019 Recap

Each year, N.C. Cooperative Extension in Currituck County takes an opportunity to reflect upon the previous year’s work and …

youth seafood cooking class

Youth Seafood Cooking Class

Does your child love fishing and need new recipes for their fresh catch? Or maybe they are skeptical of …

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 Adult Seafood Cooking Class

Here in Currituck, we have a great resource for local and delicious food. Join N.C. Cooperative Extension on February …

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Local Foods Newsletter - October

Welcome to the N.C. Cooperative Extension, Currituck County Center’s Local Food Newsletter! This month’s edition will be focused on …

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Local Food Newsletter - September

Welcome to the N.C. Cooperative Extension, Currituck County Center Local Foods Newsletter! This month’s edition will be focused on …

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Homegrown and Homemade Contest

Join us for the annual Homegrown and Handmade contest held in conjunction with the Currituck Heritage Festival on Saturday, …

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Local Food Newsletter - August

Welcome to N.C. Cooperative Extension, Currituck County Center’s Local Foods Newsletter! This month’s edition will be focused on figs. …

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Fresh Market Tomato Production Piedmont and Coastal Plain of North Carolina

The tomato is a warm season crop. With special production practices you can produce your …

Growing Tomatoes in the Home Garden

Much success in growing tomatoes can be attributed to use of a few proven techniques. …

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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 …

1/6/20Local Foods
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Creating the Perfect Blend: Community Resources Needed to Support a Sustainable Craft Beverage Industry

The growing craft beverage industry is generating tourism in Wake County. This publication discusses the …

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Herbicide Carryover in Hay, Manure, Compost, and Grass Clippings

Many farmers and home gardeners have reported damage to vegetable and flower crops after applying …

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Raised beds with a mix of warm-season fruits and vegetables.

Growing Warm-Season Fruits and Vegetables in Childcare Production Gardens

This publication focuses on easy-to-grow, child-friendly, warm-season fruits and vegetables suitable for childcare center gardening. …

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Creating Childcare Center Production Gardens

This publication focuses on developing fruit and vegetable production gardens in the Outdoor Learning Environment …