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The Martin County Center Local Foods contact is Laura Oliver.

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Food Demo at the Farmer's Market

FREE SAMPLES SUPER BLENDER BIKE And SALSA/RICE COOKING DEMONSTRATIONS At the Martin County Farmer’s Market Presented By Kindle Nichols-Martin 4H Agent Liz Baker-Family and Consumer …

2019 4-H Summer Fun Flyer

4-H Summer Fun 2019

Martin County 4-H Summer Fun 2019 will be kicking off soon! 4-H Summer programming provides safe, supervised, educational opportunities …

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NC Farm School Returns Down East

NC Farm School Business Training is returning to the Eastern counties of North Carolina. N.C. Cooperative Extension agents from Pitt, …

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Blossom-End Rot in Tomatoes

Blossom-end rot of tomatoes is a physiological disorder caused by a lack of sufficient calcium in the blossom end …

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Stay Hydrated This Summer

Being well-hydrated is essential for good health. Consuming water is necessary to keep the body’s systems functioning properly. This …

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Strawberry Time in Martin County

Get your buckets ready. It’s that time of the year. Local, fresh, juicy, delicious strawberries will soon be across …

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Planning the Perfect Garden

The cool weather has finally subsided and many of you may just be getting out and thinking about your …

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Figure 1. Cool-season vegetables can tolerate colder temperature

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Figure 1. Cool-season vegetables can tolerate colder temperature

Western North Carolina Planting Calendar for Annual Vegetables, Fruits, and Herbs

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Figure 1. Cool-season vegetables can tolerate colder temperature

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The North Carolina Winegrape Grower’s Guide

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Figure 1. Blueberry plant set in peat sand mixture.

Growing Blueberries in the Home Garden

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Blueberry Production for Local Sales and Small Pick-Your-Own Operators

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