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The Forsyth County Center Local Foods contact is Celine Richard.

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Mushroom Log Inoculation Workshop

Join us as we welcome our friends at The Fungal Network to inoculate shitake logs at the Forsyth County Center on December 7th, 2024 …

Sungold Farm: Natalie and Celine

Sungold Farm - Field Visit

In the 2023 session of Forsyth County Urban Farm School, Horticulture Agent Celine Richard included a tour of Sungold …

Cover crop planting: Buckwheat

Let's Discuss Cover Crops

Cover crops are plants grown in fields and gardens between “main crop” production. Cover crops typically provide benefits to …

Cover photo for 2023 Pawpaw Field Day in Forsyth County

2023 Pawpaw Field Day in Forsyth County

WHEN: Sept. 9, 2023, between 9:30 a.m.–3 p.m. WHERE: N.C. Cooperative Extension, Forsyth County Center, Winston Salem, NC Did you know that …

Windmill Acres East

Windmill Acres East

Neil and Karen Fishel are 3rd generation cattle farmers. Their farm driveway leads between two pastures of rolling green …

Cover photo for How to Grow Better Tomatoes

How to Grow Better Tomatoes

The lovely summer tomato, what could be better sliced thickly and served up on a sandwich or in a …

Cover photo for Maximizing High Tunnel Production

Maximizing High Tunnel Production

Join Carolina Farm Stewardship Association, Fair Share Farm and N.C. Cooperative Extension to take your high tunnel production to the …

row of young onion plants at Willow Ridge Farmstead

Willow Ridge Farmstead

Bordered in between the Muddy Creek and a residential neighborhood, Willow Ridge Farmstead is a new addition to Forsyth …

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Pole Bean Production

In North Carolina, pole beans are grown commercially in the mountain counties and, on a …

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

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Growing Blueberries in Childcare Center Gardens

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

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How to Organize a Community Garden

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

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Container Garden Planting Calendar for Edibles in the Piedmont

This publication offers a guide to growing edible plants year-round in containers. Includes planting and …

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Qualifying and Quantifying Your Personal Agritourism Potential

There are a number of questions that must be asked and honestly answered when considering …