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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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How to Create a Container Garden for Edibles in the North Carolina Piedmont

In this publication you will find ideas to get you started growing your own edibles. …

3 weeks ago

Good Agricultural Practices for the Production and Handling of Strawberry, Raspberry, Blackberry, and Blueberry

Maintaining good sanitation throughout production and handling of strawberries, raspberries, blackberries, and blueberries is important. …

3 weeks ago

Farm to Early Care and Education Local Food Purchasing Guide

There are many different ways to buy local food, and this guide provides information that …

3/27/19Local Foods
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Farm to University: Guide for Extension Agents

This guide provides information to Extension educators on Farm to University programming so farmers can …

3/18/19Local Foods

Using Plastic Mulches and Drip Irrigation for Home Vegetable Gardens

Muskmelons, tomatoes, peppers, cucumbers, squash, eggplant, watermelons, and okra are vegetable crops that have shown …

How to Organize a Community Garden

This publication covers the keys to a successful community garden of individual plots including forming …

3/13/19

Care and Planting of Ginseng Seed and Roots

This factsheet covers propagating (by seed and by transplant) ginseng, which requires a period of …

Modifying Soil for Plant Growth around Your Home

This publication addresses the two major soil problems found on residential properties and how to …

2/14/19SoilFacts