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The Franklin County Center Local Foods contacts are Charles Mitchell, Martha Mobley.

Field Days and Farm Tours

NEWS RELEASE April 26, 2018 William Landis | 919-496-3344 By: William Landis, Extension Agent, Agriculture – Small Farms Agent Louisburg, N.C. – Spring …

Cover photo for 2018 Strawberry Festival

2018 Strawberry Festival

The Annual Franklin County Strawberry Festival will take place Friday, May 4, at the Franklin County Farmer’s Market Shelter …

Spring 2018 News Release

Upcoming Events “Women in Agriculture” Lunch & Learn Monthly Meetings Are you interested in joining a very diverse, dynamic group of …

Cover photo for 2018 Piedmont Farm Tour

2018 Piedmont Farm Tour

Carolina Farm Stewardship Association Event – Piedmont Farm Tour Tour 45 local, sustainable farms and discover the delicious meat, dairy, mushrooms, fruits, …

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Small Farms Week: March 25-31

NC A&T Cooperative Extension Small Farms Week will take place March 26-28. Theweek will kick off on Monday, March …

Farmers' Market Vendor Meeting

To: Franklin County Farmers’ Market Vendors From: Charles F. Mitchell, Franklin County Director Pat Walker, Farmers Market Manager As you know, it …

Recent Publications related to Local Foods

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How to Sell Produce to Distributors

This publication provides information about how producers can prepare for selling produce to wholesale distributors. …

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A food bank warehouse with boxes of produce.

Direct to Food Bank and Food Pantry Donations

This publication, part of the Farm to Food Bank Resource Guide, discusses food donations given …

7/20/18Local Foods

Growing Tomatoes in the Home Garden

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

Observing worms in a vermicompost bin.

Vermicomposting in Childcare Center Gardens

This publication is a how-to guide for starting a garden-related vermicomposting bin in a childcare …

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Composting in Childcare Center Gardens

This publication is a how-to guide for starting a garden-related standard compost bin in a …

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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 …

6/11/18Local Foods
Photo of chickens and a basket of eggs.

How to Sell Shell Eggs into Grocery Stores Through Direct Store Delivery

This publication provides basic information for small or medium-scale North Carolina egg producers to start …

6/11/18Local Foods