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The Dare County Center Local Foods contact is Tanya Lamo.

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Eat Local~Creamy Spinach and Leeks

Serves Ingredients 2 leeks 2 tablespoons of olive oil 1 clove of garlic, minced 1 pound spinach 3 tablespoons of whole wheat flour or …

Cover photo for Sandbar Sweets (Rachel Sanchez)

Sandbar Sweets (Rachel Sanchez)

It was a lop-eared rabbit that nudged Rachel Sanchez into launching a cookie business. Rachel’s family and friends had …

Cover photo for Hatteras Saltworks, Buxton, NC

Hatteras Saltworks, Buxton, NC

Brian McMahon is a solar-powered-hoop house-sea salt-farmer. Utilizing the sun and a seemingly endless supply of ingenuity and patience, …

Cover photo for Bread & Butter Pickles Class

Bread & Butter Pickles Class

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

Cover photo for Babin Apiary - Honey

Babin Apiary - Honey

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

Cover photo for Harrison Farms Microgreens

Harrison Farms Microgreens

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

Cover photo for Slash Creek Oyster Farm

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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