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The Iredell County Center Local Foods contacts are Nancy Keith, Matt Lenhardt.

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Blueberry Pruning Workshop

Event Date: Tuesday, February 26, 2019 Time: 1–3 p.m. Location: Prevette Family Farm, 236 Williamsburg Road Olin, NC 28660 Speakers: Craig Mauney, NC …

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2019 NC Agritunity Conference and Trade Show

Saturday, February 9, 2019 N.C. Cooperative Extension, Iredell County Center 444 Bristol Drive Statesville, NC 28687 Registration Opens: 8:30 a.m. Conference Hours 9 a.m. – …

Map of Iredell Local Food Options

Eat Local!

Check out the new Eat Local Iredell webpage Now go out and eat …

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Iredell's 10% Campaign Webpage

Check out Iredell County’s Page on the 10% Campaign Local Foods Website!!! Farmer Profiles Extension Agent …

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NC Farm Schools: Lincolnton County

The NC Farm School program offers business-planning seminars which will give you the tools to create a viable business …

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Get Ready to Preserve Food at Home

Home food preservation is not difficult, but there is science behind each method. Using proper food preservation methods will …

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Farm to University: Guide for Extension Agents

This guide provides information to Extension educators on Farm to University programming so farmers can …

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