North Carolina Cooperative Extension is an enthusiastic supporter of the Center for Environmental Farming Systems’ initiative to build the state’s local food economy, from farm to fork. Cooperative Extension is the face of your county’s local foods initiative, helping to promote North Carolina’s 10% Campaign and to guide efforts to develop the local food economy.
Join us for a webinar on “Incorporating Sustainable Practices into Plasticulture Strawberry Production”, 3:00-4:30 pm on Tuesday March 11th, 2014. This webinar will cover sustainable soil management and integrated pest management practices that can be MORE »– from Strawberry Growers Information
MOTHER EARTH NEWS FAIRS features practical, hands-on demos and workshops on renewable energy,small-scale agriculture,gardening,green building and more. The fair will take place at the Western North Carolina Agricultural Center in Asheville, N.C. on MORE »– from Community Gardens
Rowan County 4-H is now taking orders for their annual Spring Plant Sale. Varieties available include: strawberries – Sweet Charlie; blueberries – Baldwin, Delite and Tifblue; blackberries – Natchez and Ouachita; raspberries – MORE »
Seed Catalogs Mail boxes are already flowing with those colorful magazines known as seed catalogs. With their vibrant colors and exciting details, it makes every gardener ready for the growing season. If you MORE »
Grow and Eat Holiday Series **Grow and Eat Holiday Series** Column for Salisbury Post Danelle Cutting & Toi Degree December, 17th, 2013 With your Christmas party around the corner, it is time to MORE »
The NCSU Department of Horticultural Science has launched a quarterly on-line Newsletter Subscribe to see great horticulture images, learn about faculty and staff, find out about the latest research, extension and teaching as well MORE »– from Gardening