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Faithful Families: Train the Trainer

Train the Trainer for Lay Leaders & Faith-Based Volunteers Friday, November 19, 2021 9 a.m.–noon via Zoom Register: https://bit.ly/ncff2021 Faithful Families: Train the Trainer …

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Wasps at Porch Lights

In recent weeks we’ve been getting a lot of messages regarding large wasps coming to porch lights. In all …

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Spring Into Cleaning

Tips from ACI (American Cleaning Institute) Spring is a time to refresh and renew. Prior to our current modern conveniences …

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Preparing to Preserve

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Pollinator Grow Box

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Compost Bin Discounts!

I have tried out two dozen types of compost bins at my Compost Learning Lab at NC State University and these …

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Farm Transition Tactics

William Hamilton is a 15-year veteran dealing with farmland in North Carolina, specializing in a wide array of issues …

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