North Carolina Cooperative Extension and many organizations and stakeholders are working with our communities to develop and expand local food systems across the state. Local Foods is a collaborative Flagship Program for the Cooperative Extension Program of NC A&T State University and the North Carolina Cooperative Extension Service of NC State University. A new Local Food web portal at localfood.ces.ncsu.edu provides information and links to resources from Cooperative Extension and other NC local food partners.
Understanding soil is a basic skill needed by anyone interested in agriculture, environmental science, gardening, natural resource management, and water quality. Traditionally, to gain that skill, a person has had to pay college MORE »– from Soils
Farmers and gardeners who grow blueberries may notice damage to the developing berries caused by the cranberry fruitworm. The cranberry fruitworm moth lays eggs on green berries and after hatching the larvae burrow MORE »– from Growing Small Farms
Spring April has had some crazy weather, and it is the time when people go outdoors to plant their summer gardens. With the weather and spring, the Cooperative Extension office has received numerous MORE »
Wednesday May 14 at 5:30 pm Chatham County Agriculture Agent Debbie Roos will be giving a tour of Chatham County Cooperative Extension’s Pollinator Paradise Demonstration Garden at Chatham Mills in Pittsboro. The garden MORE »– from Growing Small Farms
The Chatham County Center of North Carolina Cooperative Extension will offer a pollinator conservation workshop and garden tour as part of its Enhancing Sustainability Series on Saturday, May 31, 2014 from 2:00-5:00 p.m. starting MORE »– from Growing Small Farms