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2020 Plant Sale Fundraiser-Sold Out!!

North Carolina Cooperative Extension, Wilkes County Center Thank you to all who supported our fundraiser!! We will be updating our …

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Food Safety & COVID-19

The CDC, FDA, and USDA are not aware of reports at this time suggesting COVID-19 can be transmitted by …

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COVID-19-Please Read

As a preventive measure in order to ensure the health and wellbeing of the community, we encourage customers of …

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Happy New Year From FCS!

See the link below for upcoming FCS programs during January and February 2020. Happy New Year from …

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Cooking Matters With WCPC

Free five-week cooking courses! Mondays from 5:30 to 7:30 p.m., January 6, 13, & 27; February 3 & 10, 2020 Wilkes …

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Thanksgiving Turkey Tips

Thawing No need to wash or rinse the turkey before cooking. Washing the turkey in the sink can splash bacteria …

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Eat Local for Thanksgiving! 

Here in North Carolina and Wilkes County, our farmers grow delicious foods that are a perfect addition to your …

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NC Agritunity 2020

NC Agritunity is a one-day FREE conference and trade show for small farms held in Statesville, NC. This year’s program …

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Fall 2019 FCS Newsletter

Upcoming Programs Pumpkin Patch at WCFM 10/19 Wilkes County Farmers Market is holding its annual pumpkin patch from 9 a.m.–2 p.m. …

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Clover Camp Days 2019-2020

Clover Camp 2019-2020 In an effort to increase public school youth participation in 4–H, we are going to start offering Clover Camp on …

Eating Seasonally and Locally

Eating Seasonally and Locally

A Budget-Friendly Guide to Eating Fresh, Local, Produce. Dr. Alice Ammerman, professor in the Gillings School’s Department of Nutrition has recently …

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