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The Randolph County Center Local Foods contacts are Allison Walker, Annie Mills.

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What's Wrong With My Tomatoes?

Summertime is perfect for those tomato sandwiches–but first, you have got to get those tomatoes to ripen! That’s when Horticulture …

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Randolph County Farmers Markets

Join us in supporting local farmers from the central and northwestern portion of the Heart of North Carolina providing …

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Starting a Farm Business

In North Carolina there are many different opportunities in the agriculture industry. However, there is no set of regulations …

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Freezer Jam Hands-on Workshop

It’s strawberry season! Let’s get together and learn a simple, yet delicious preservation method of making jam. Freezer jam is …

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Feeling the Cost?

You have probably noticed the price of groceries increasing, and the current trend is expected to do nothing but …

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