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Preserving the Harvest Series

Are you interested in home food preservation but not sure where to start? N.C. Cooperative Extension of Wilkes County has …

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Cooking Matters

Wilkes FCS is working with the Wilkes Community Partnership for Children to host a second Cooking Matters series for …

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Visit NC Farms App

The Visit NC Farms App has launched in Wilkes County. Participating assets are: Blake Farms, Call Family Distillers, Copper …

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Lunch & Learn : Farmers' Market 101

April 30, 2019 | 12:00 p.m. Cost $5 Wilkes County Agricultural Center Farmers’ Markets offer a variety of fresh, locally-produced fruits, vegetables, …

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

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