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The Wayne County Center Local Foods contact is Jessica Strickland.

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COVID-19 and Grocery Shopping

There are many questions surround grocery shopping and handling food during the COVID-19 pandemic. There is no data currently that …

fruit yogurt dip recipe

Fruit With Yogurt Orange Dip

Looking for a nutritious dip for fruit? Try the yogurt orange dip! This easy 4 ingredient recipe is sure …

fruit salad recipe

Easy Fruit Salad

Try this easy fruit salad recipe from EFNEP with only 4 ingredients. Easy Fruit Salad Contact Taishon Hooks for questions and …

berry smoothie

Berry Purple Smoothie

Looking for a tasty nutritious treat? Try the Berry Purple Smoothie from EFNEP! Berry Purple Smoothie Contact Taishon Hooks for any …

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Winter Storm Food Safety

As winter storms approach North Carolina, there are steps you can take to prepare for food safety when the …

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Grape Season Is Here!

Late summer into early fall is when grapes begin to ripen around Eastern North Carolina. In Wayne County, we …

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Asparagus

This series of publications provides information about how to grow, harvest, and prepare a variety …

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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 …

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Kale

This series of publications provides information about how to grow, harvest, and prepare a variety …

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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. …

2/19/20

Herbicide Carryover in Hay, Manure, Compost, and Grass Clippings

Many farmers and home gardeners have reported damage to vegetable and flower crops after applying …

2/19/20

Fresh Market Tomato Production Piedmont and Coastal Plain of North Carolina

The tomato is a warm season crop. With special production practices you can produce your …

Growing Tomatoes in the Home Garden

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

Figure 1. Farm to University pathways.

Farm to University: Guide for Extension Agents

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

1/6/20Local Foods