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The Dare County Center Local Foods contact is Dee Furlough.

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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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Fats and the Med Way

Fat. I think a lot of us have a negative connotation with that word. But is it truly justified? …

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Let's Start With an Appetizer IV

Who doesn’t love s’mores? S’mores have it all – crunchy, creamy, chocolatey and gooey! Although simple to make, they …

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The Perfect Chili Night!

You’ve made your famous chili recipe. Now you want to share it with friends and family (using covid safe …

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Warm Up With Chili

Fall is the perfect time for chili! When it’s cool outside, there’s nothing better to warm up with than …

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Fig Time in NC!

If you have never tasted fresh figs, then you are missing out on one of the south’s greatest fruit …

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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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Shellfish Leases and Harvest Closures Along the North Carolina Coast

This publication discusses the practice of leasing estuarine waters on the North Carolina coast for …

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Overview of NC State Finished Beef Production Guidelines

This publication is an introduction to the three production protocol guidelines developed by North Carolina …

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NC State Local Grass-Fed Beef Production Guidelines

This publication provides production protocol guidelines developed by North Carolina State University and Amazing Grazing …

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NC State Local Pasture-Raised and Pasture-Finished Beef Production Guidelines

This publication provides production protocol guidelines developed by North Carolina State University and Amazing Grazing …

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NC State Local Finished Beef Production Guidelines

This publication provides production protocol guidelines developed by North Carolina State University and Amazing Grazing …

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Cultivating Local Foods Consumers: Using Agritourism to Promote Local Foods

This publication shares the result of a survey study that aims to discover whether visiting …

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