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Malting Barley Field Day

Malting Barley Field Day 2022 will take place on Wednesday, June 1, 2022 from 10:00 a.m. to 12:00 noon …

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MHCREC Hops Featured in 'Homegrown'

A recent NC State Extension Homegrown article describes the growing interest in hops production in North Carolina, and features the efforts …

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Farm Transition Tactics

William Hamilton is a 15-year veteran dealing with farmland in North Carolina, specializing in a wide array of issues …

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Building Local Food Economies: A Guide for Governments

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Food Pantry Produce Markets

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Gleaning

This publication, part of the Farm to Food Bank Resource Guide, discusses the process of …

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Introduction: Food Banks and Food Pantries

This publication, part of the Farm to Food Bank Resource Guide, describes food banks and …

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How to Sell Pastured Meat Products to Grocery Stores via Direct Store Delivery

This publication guides small- and medium-scale pastured meat producers in North Carolina through the steps …

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Sheep and Goat Production for Small Farms in North Carolina

This guide provides an overview of sheep and goat production for small and beginning farmers …

Pastured Poultry For Small Farms in North Carolina

This guide provides an overview of pastured poultry production for small and beginning farmers in …