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Farmers’ Market Special­

By: Pat Walker Franklin County Farmers’ Market Manager ­­ Just the right size for one or many. If you are cooking for one …

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The Colors of Fall

BY: Colby Griffin NC Cooperative Extension Horticulture Extension Agent Reds and oranges and yellows, Oh my! Have you ever wondered what causes …

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Stopping Fire Ants

By: Martha Mobley NC Cooperative Extension Agriculture Agent Recently while making a farm visit to a goat producer in the county, the …

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Fall Into Apples

BY: Dominque Simon NC Cooperative Extension Family & Consumer Science Agent With the fall season upon us, also comes fall foods. One …

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2017 Area Forestry Conference

The 2017 Franklin County Area Forestry Conference will take place on Wednesday, November 1, 2017. Registration will begin at …

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Franklin County 4-H Community Service Project

Operation Gratitude Halloween Candy Donations Candy donations will be accepted at: NC Cooperative Extension, Franklin County Center 103 S. Bickett Blvd., Louisburg, NC Monday-Friday, from …

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Pressure Canning Workshop

The Pressure Canning Workshop will take place at Wake Electric Membership Office, in Youngsville, on Wednesday evening, Oct.11, 2017 …

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2017 4-H Sizzlin' Summer Sessions

4-H Sizzlin’ Summer Sessions 2017 Recap By: Meg Wyatt, Franklin County 4-H Agent Franklin County 4-H had a busy and exciting …

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Appendix H. Community Gardening Resources

This appendix is part of the Extension Gardener Handbook and gives users to the tools …

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21. Youth, Community, and Therapeutic Gardening

This Youth, Community, and Therapeutic Gardening Chapter from the Extension Gardener Handbook helps volunteers understand …

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Water Requirements of North Carolina Turfgrasses

Water is an essential component for plant growth. In turfgrasses it comprises 75 to 90 …

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Building Local Food Economies: A Guide for Governments

This publication serves as a guide on building local food economies for planners, economic developers, …

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Voluntary Conservation Options for Land Protection in North Carolina

Landowners share a deep connection to their land and the legacy they’ll leave behind. With …

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Backyard Composting of Yard, Garden, and Food Discards

This publication describes how to build and maintain a composting pile to use the compost …

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Carolina Lawns: A Guide to Maintaining Quality Turf in the Landscape

This comprehensive guide offers information on different grasses for North Carolina lawns, as well as …

1/26/18

Farm to Food Bank Resource Guide for North Carolina Cooperative Extension

This publication provides information and success stories related to food banks, food pantries, food donation …

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