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Food Preservation Class Offered!

Canning, freezing, and drying are the three main methods of preserving food. The method you choose is very important …

WNC AgOptions Grant Writing Workshop

N.C. Cooperative Extension, Cherokee County Center is offering a grant-writing workshop for farmers interested in applying for a WNC AgOptions …

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Food Preservation Workshop

Canning High and Low Acid Foods April 11, 2017 2:00 and 6:00 p.m. Community Services Building 25 Riverside Circle Hayesville, NC It may not be …

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