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The Dare County Center Local Foods contact is Dee Furlough.

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Bread & Butter Pickles Class

*** NOTE: The date for this class has changed to August 2, 2022 *** Bread & butter pickles are thin …

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Babin Apiary - Honey

Don Babin is a busy man, as busy as the bees in the 25 hives he keeps on the …

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Harrison Farms Microgreens

Outer Banks checklist: Beautiful beaches? Check. Atlantic Ocean? Check. Amazing sunrises and sunsets? Check. Locally grown microgreens? Check. Wait, …

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Slash Creek Oyster Farm

As the saying goes, “He was a bold man that first ate an oyster.” And some might add that …

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It's Blueberry Season!

How about putting a lemony spin on plain blueberry jam and calling it Lemony Blueberry Nectarine Freezer Jam? Imagine eating …

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National "Tater" Day!

If you’re a potato fan, National Tater Day on March 31st is a day to celebrate! This day recognizes …

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