NC food processing and manufacturing initiative feasiblity study released
The agricultural resources, industrial capacity and research innovation assets present in North Carolina create opportunities to catalyze development of value-added food processing and manufacturing businesses, according to a joint NC State-NCDA&CS economic feasibity study released Jan. 12.
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North Carolina is a great place when it comes to agriculture! March 18, 2015 – NC Ag Awareness Day – is all about communicating the values and opportunities in agriculture, and we need MORE »– from Cherokee County Center
Clay County Cooperative Extension will be hosting a program on March 12 regarding the proposed ruling to the NC legislature on “fracking,” or hydraulic fracturing and potential impact upon landowner’s rights. This meeting is being MORE »
MARK YOUR CALENDARS! NC Choices is excited to announce the 4th Annual Carolina Meat Conference, October 12-13, 2015 in downtown Winston-Salem. NC Choices’ Carolina Meat Conference is a nationally recognized event, specifically focused MORE »– from NC Choices
The Eastern Band of Cherokee Indian Cooperative Extension will be hosting Specialists from the NC A&T Mushroom Program to teach a workshop on how to grow shiitake mushrooms. Shiitake mushrooms are popular because MORE »– from Cherokee County Center
The Cooperative Extension Offices of Clay and Cherokee Counties will be offering a Master Gardener Volunteer Certification training beginning Monday, February 2, and continuing on Mondays and Thursdays through March 30th. The training MORE »
Our partner Natural Learning Initiative has opened registration for its Growing In Place Symposium, March 5 in Raleigh. Erin White of Community Food Lab will speak about the role of design in creating diverse, healthy food systems, and there MORE »– from Community Gardens
AHA will host Dig In! again at Marbles Kids Museum on Saturday, March 7, 2015. Agenda and registration materials will be available in January. Plan to join us as we weave edible landscapes–community MORE »– from Community Gardens