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The Person County Center Local Foods contact is Johnny Coley.

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Lunch Time Garden Tips

This series of classes will be held every third Wednesday of each month April through October 2021 and is …

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Med Instead of Meds

Mondays, February 1–March 8, 2021 Each class starts at noon (EST) FREE 6-week Virtual Workshop Series Extension professionals from across the North …

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Backyard Agriculture 101

As we all try to adjust to our new lifestyles caused by COVID-19, N.C. Cooperative Extension is providing new …

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Veterans on the Farm

November 8, 2019 | Dee Shore As the wife of a career Marine, Roxanne Reed has seen post-traumatic stress and its impact …

Agriculture in Person County

We Are All A Part of Agriculture Whether you’re at your local farmer’s market every weekend or simply plan your …

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Pruning Seminar

A pruning seminar will be held on Saturday, February 24th from 10:00 a.m. until 12:00 p.m., at 91 Daisy …

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