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The Forsyth County Center Local Foods contact is Mary Brennan.

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Pawpaw Tours Coming Soon!

N.C. Cooperative Extension, Forsyth County Center is hosting 3 educational tours of the pawpaw orchard which managed as part …

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Blueberry Season is Here!

You can enjoy a delicious and nutritious treat and a visit to a local farm at the same time. …

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Summer Adult Education Series 2019

The Adult Education series continues at Tanglewood Park this summer with more opportunities to learn about gardening. N.C. Cooperative …

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Figure 1. Cool-season vegetables can tolerate colder temperature

Eastern North Carolina Planting Calendar for Annual Vegetables, Fruits, and Herbs

In eastern North Carolina, almost any type of vegetable or fruit can be successfully grown …

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Figure 1. Cool-season vegetables can tolerate colder temperature

Western North Carolina Planting Calendar for Annual Vegetables, Fruits, and Herbs

In western North Carolina, almost any type of vegetable or fruit can be successfully grown …

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Figure 1. Cool-season vegetables can tolerate colder temperature

Central North Carolina Planting Calendar for Annual Vegetables, Fruits, and Herbs

In central North Carolina almost any type of vegetable or fruit can be grown successfully …

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The North Carolina Winegrape Grower’s Guide

The grape and wine industry in North Carolina is now worth in excess of $30 …

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Figure 1. Blueberry plant set in peat sand mixture.

Growing Blueberries in the Home Garden

Blueberries can be grown in home gardens anywhere in North Carolina if the right species …

Blueberry Production for Local Sales and Small Pick-Your-Own Operators

Blueberries are a native North American fruit, and North Carolina is one of the largest …

Suggestions For Establishing a Blueberry Planting in Western North Carolina

Blueberry production in Western North Carolina differs from the main commercial production areas in the …

The Value of Honey Bees as Pollinators in North Carolina

The impact of honey bees on not only North Carolina, but the entire world is …

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