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Local Foods

The Stokes County Center Local Foods contact is Patti Snyder.

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What's in Season?

Check out these seasonal guides from the NC 10% Campaign Resources webpage and find local food at your nearby farmers …

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Stokes Future Farmer's Market

Stokes Future Farmer’s Market will be held at Hanging Rock State Park April 27, 2019 to November 9, 2019 …

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2019 Master Gardener Training

N.C. Cooperative Extension, Stokes County Center will be offering Master Gardener℠ volunteer training beginning in April. The training is offered …

Public Symposium, April 12, 2018

The NC Food and Health Care Intersections Group is excited to announce the second annual public symposium on “Policy Impact – Federal …

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Creating the Perfect Blend: Community Resources Needed to Support a Sustainable Craft Beverage Industry

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Growing Tomatoes in the Home Garden

Much success in growing tomatoes can be attributed to use of a few proven techniques. …

Growing Herbs for the Home Gardener

An herb is any plant used whole or in part as an ingredient for health, …

Part 5: References

This publication lists the references used in parts 1-4 of the Postharvest Handling and Cooling …

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Growing Blueberries in the Home Garden

Blueberries can be grown in home gardens anywhere in North Carolina if the right species …