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The Henderson County Center Local Foods contact is Karen Blaedow.

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Twilight Apple Tour 2019

Our annual Twilight Apple Tour is scheduled for May 7, 2019, at Stepp’s Hillcrest Orchards in Edneyville. Please plan …

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My Grown Up Christmas List

Amy Grant has a great Christmas song by the same title as this article. When we start making our …

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Food Preservation Workshops

Learn how to preserve your garden bounty! Learn to can, pickle, dry, and freeze, as well as jams and …

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Henderson County Tailgate Markets

Henderson County has four active tailgate farmers markets making it easy to buy fresh farm products directly from the …

Recent Publications related to Local Foods

Growing Tomatoes in the Home Garden

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

Growing Herbs for the Home Gardener

An herb is any plant used whole or in part as an ingredient for health, …

Part 5: References

This publication lists the references used in parts 1-4 of the Postharvest Handling and Cooling …

Figure 1. Blueberry plant set in peat sand mixture.

Growing Blueberries in the Home Garden

Blueberries can be grown in home gardens anywhere in North Carolina if the right species …

Special Claims and the Approval Process for Niche Meat Production

With increasing demand for product transparency, a growing number of producers, processing plant operators, and …

9/19/19Local Foods