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The Gaston County Center Local Foods contact is Lara Worden.

Gaston County Local Farmers Markets

Listed below are local farmers markets available throughout Gaston County as of April 11, 2018: Cherryville Farmers Market 220 East Main …

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Vermicomposting in Childcare Center Gardens

This publication is a how-to guide for starting a garden-related vermicomposting bin in a childcare …

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Composting in Childcare Center Gardens

This publication is a how-to guide for starting a garden-related standard compost bin in a …

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How to Sell Pastured Meat Products to Grocery Stores via Direct Store Delivery

This publication guides small- and medium-scale pastured meat producers in North Carolina through the steps …

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How to Sell Shell Eggs into Grocery Stores Through Direct Store Delivery

This publication provides basic information for small or medium-scale North Carolina egg producers to start …

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Kale

This series of publications provides information about how to grow, harvest, and prepare a variety …

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Collard Greens

This series of publications provides information about how to grow, harvest, and prepare a variety …

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Building Local Food Economies: A Guide for Governments

This publication serves as a guide on building local food economies for planners, economic developers, …

5/21/18