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Local Foods

The Transylvania County Center Local Foods contact is Bart Renner.

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What's in Season?

Check out these seasonal guides from the NC 10% Campaign Resources webpage and find local food at your nearby farmers …

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Grants for Diversifying Farms

WNC AgOptions intent to apply deadline Oct. 14, 2019; Application deadline Nov. 15. For more information or to apply in …

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Pasture Pork Workshop

This is a free event which includes lunch! For further information contact: Addison Bradley, acbradl2@ncsu.edu, (828) …

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Growing Blueberries in the Home Garden

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