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Local Foods

The Nash County Center Local Foods contact is Sandy Hall.

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Cooking Up the Season

I hope you are all doing well and are able to get outside to enjoy this beautiful weather. I am …

Cover photo for Agriculture and Industry Tour

Agriculture and Industry Tour

August 12th – 17th N.C. Cooperative Extension, Nash County Center, is joining Alleghany, Davidson, Davie, Forsyth, Surry, Wilkes and Yadkin …

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New Beehive Grant

County governments, nonprofit groups and certified beekeepers pursuing farmland preservation projects and beehive grants have until Dec. 15 to …

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This publication provides information and guidance on using computer code to access the National Agricultural …

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Searching for ripe tomatoes.

Snacking and Cooking with Warm-Season Produce from Childcare Production Gardens

This publication includes simple recipes that childcare center cooks and educators can use to engage …

Stirring kale and dressing for a winter salad.

Snacking and Cooking With Cool-Season Produce From Childcare Production Gardens

This publication includes simple recipes that childcare center cooks and educators can use to engage …

Raised beds with a crop of kale (left) and mustard greens (rt).

Growing Cool-Season Vegetables in Childcare Production Gardens

This publication focuses on easy-to-grow, child-friendly, cool-season vegetables suitable for childcare center gardening. This is …

Raised beds with a mix of warm-season fruits and vegetables.

Growing Warm-Season Fruits and Vegetables in Childcare Production Gardens

This publication focuses on easy-to-grow, child-friendly, warm-season fruits and vegetables suitable for childcare center gardening. …

Harvesting beans from a vine-covered teepee.

Creating Childcare Center Production Gardens

This publication focuses on developing fruit and vegetable production gardens in the Outdoor Learning Environment …

Photo: Little fingers loosening roots before planting.

Growing and Cooking Fruits and Vegetables at Childcare Centers

This factsheet summarizes the benefits of fruit and vegetable gardening with children. It includes age-appropriate …

The Economic Impact of North Carolina's Shellfish Mariculture Industry

Factsheet summarizing the economic impact of North Carolina's shellfish mariculture industry.

5/21/21