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Local Foods

The Lee County Center Local Foods contacts are Minda Daughtry, Alyssa Anderson.

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Join Sandhills Farm to Table!

Enjoy boxes of fresh, delicious produce picked at peak ripeness from Sandhills Farms for your table. Deliveries are from …

Farm-City Week Activities

Join city and country folk as we celebrate our annual Farm-City Week. Farm-City Week in Lee County is November …

Farmers Feed Us All

As our society becomes more urban, fewer Americans ever see the connection between the food they eat, the clothing …

Eat Local This Fall

You have heard a lot in the news lately about eating local and supporting local agriculture. Many books, papers …

Pick Your Own

It’s that time of year again…..time for farm fresh, locally grown produce and within a couple of weeks, our …

Farmers Feed Us All

As our society becomes more urban, fewer Americans ever see the connection between the food they eat, the clothing …

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

Growing Herbs for the Home Gardener

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Part 5: References

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

Figure 1. Blueberry plant set in peat sand mixture.

Growing Blueberries in the Home Garden

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

Special Claims and the Approval Process for Niche Meat Production

With increasing demand for product transparency, a growing number of producers, processing plant operators, and …

9/19/19Local Foods