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The Scotland County Center Local Foods contact is Randy Wood.

Cover photo for Fall Vegetable Gardening Class

Fall Vegetable Gardening Class

Interested in growing a fall vegetable garden? Come join us as we explore how to prepare the soil, what …

Cover photo for 2018 Scotland County Farm Tour

2018 Scotland County Farm Tour

Please join us for the 2018 Scotland Grows Farm Tour. The day will provide an opportunity to visit and …

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Figure 1. Farm to University pathways.

Farm to University: Guide for Extension Agents

This guide provides information to Extension educators on Farm to University programming so farmers can …

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Using Plastic Mulches and Drip Irrigation for Home Vegetable Gardens

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How to Organize a Community Garden

This publication covers the keys to a successful community garden of individual plots including forming …

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How to Create a Container Garden for Edibles in the North Carolina Piedmont

In this publication you will find ideas to get you started growing your own edibles. …

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Care and Planting of Ginseng Seed and Roots

This factsheet covers propagating (by seed and by transplant) ginseng, which requires a period of …

Modifying Soil for Plant Growth around Your Home

This publication addresses the two major soil problems found on residential properties and how to …

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Qualifying and Quantifying Your Personal Agritourism Potential

There are a number of questions that must be asked and honestly answered when considering …