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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, …

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Dare County 4-H Summer Adventures!

Summer is right around the corner! Dare County Summer Adventures are preparing for another fun-filled summer program! We have …

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Pressure Canner Testing

You CAN Preserve Local Foods Pressure Canner Testing Spring is finally here! And with it comes a bounty of fresh, delicious …

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Strawberry Jam Class

Would you like to learn how to preserve strawberries? Join Dare County Cooperative Extension for our first canning class …

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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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Earth Day at the Arboretum!

Join the Dare County Master Gardeners at the Outer Banks Arboretum as we celebrate Earth Day with a Talk …

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4-H Summer Camp Registration

Registration for 4-H camp begins March 1, 2022. The Camp will be held at the Eastern 4-H Center in …

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Poultry Judging Interest Meeting

Discover how you can join the Dare County 4-H Poultry Judging team! Learn how participating in this program can …

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Beginner Sewing Class

Join Dare County 4-H to learn about the basics of sewing. Have fun designing and crafting a quilted bookmark. …

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Pesticide Safety School

It’s that time of year! Landscape professionals, private farmers, and professional pesticide applicators can register now for Pesticide Safety …

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Add Color to Your Landscape: Azaleas

Winter Blooming Azaleas Deciduous azaleas lose their leaves in the fall, whereas evergreen azaleas retain most of their foliage through …

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Collard Greens and Common Ground: A North Carolina Community Food Gardening Handbook

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Troubleshooting

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Beyond the Garden Gate

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Funding and Resources

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Food Safety and Garden Health

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Growing Food

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Soil, Plots, and Planters

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