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Ferment On!

Sue Estridge, Extension Agent Family and Consumer Sciences ~ Yancey and Madison Counties Have you ever wanted to learn to Ferment …

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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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Small Farms Food Drive

The North Carolina Cooperative Extension, Madison County Center, in association with N.C. A&T State University, is hosting a food …

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2021 Berry & Vegetable Sale Happening Now

2021 Berry & Vegetable Sale N.C. Cooperative Extension, Madison County Center is now taking orders for strawberries, blueberries, raspberries, blackberries, asparagus, …

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USDA Farm Payment Program

USDA Farm Payment Program Livestock, vegetable, fruit, nursery, Christmas tree, and other producers are eligible for financial assistance from the …

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Butchery Basics for Home Consumers

Butchery Basics for Home Consumers January 19, 2020 • 10 a.m.-noon • Online Presenters: Ross Flynn, Left Bank Butchery; Lee Menius, …

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Madison County COVID-19 Food Relief

N.C. Cooperative Extension of Madison County partnered with a local fermenting LLC to produce ferments in our N.C. Department of …

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Madison County Value Added Center

N.C. Cooperative Extension of Madison County’s new Gladiator freestanding shelving units (all six!) have been assembled and are ready …

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Saving Milk

One of my favorite childhood movies was Heidi. There are many versions but I’ve only seen the one made …

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