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The Carteret County Center Local Foods contact is Shawn Banks.

Photo of Linda Jendro in Savini Tartufi, Italy with Savini family member and one of their truffle dogs.

Tuscan Truffle Hunting

My husband and I were fortunate to travel to Italy in late April. We enrolled in Tuscana Saporita Cooking …

Green Grasshopper blending in with the leaves and stems of a tomato plant.

Insects in the Garden

I went out to the garden this morning to pick a few small tomatoes for a snack during work …

Cover photo for Aquaponics Short-Course

Aquaponics Short-Course

Aquaponics Short Course, March 7, New Bern Convention Center Designed to provide entrepreneurs research based technical training in the fundamentals …

Two tomatoes the one on the left is struggling, the one on the right is healthy.

Problem With Tomatoes

In the demonstration garden at the Curb Market there are several plant including tomatoes, okra, beans, peppers, cucumbers, squash …

Eastern Tiger Swallowtail butterfly on honeysuckle

National Pollinator Week 2016

This week, June 20 – 26 of 2016, is national pollinator week. Why might that be important to you? …

top of leaf infected with cucumber downy mildew

Cucumber Downy Mildew

Cucumber Downy Mildew has been diagnosed in Duplin County, North Carolina. This means the disease is likely to be …

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Creating the Perfect Blend: Community Resources Needed to Support a Sustainable Craft Beverage Industry

The growing craft beverage industry is generating tourism in Wake County. This publication discusses the …

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Growing Tomatoes in the Home Garden

Much success in growing tomatoes can be attributed to use of a few proven techniques. …

Growing Herbs for the Home Gardener

An herb is any plant used whole or in part as an ingredient for health, …

Part 5: References

This publication lists the references used in parts 1-4 of the Postharvest Handling and Cooling …

Figure 1. Blueberry plant set in peat sand mixture.

Growing Blueberries in the Home Garden

Blueberries can be grown in home gardens anywhere in North Carolina if the right species …