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Introduction to Canning - Learn the Basics to the Art of Preserving Foods

Published by Virginia Alejo Lopez / September 17, 2021

You may be thinking, Canning, this time of year!?! Yes. This is a great time of the year to learn the art of canning. It is a year-around activity to preserve in-season fruits, vegetables, and meats. In the fall, there's a variety of foods that can be canned (no pun intended), such as apples, sweet potatoes, pumpkin, cabbage, tomatoes, game and the list goes on.

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Incubator Farm at Horizons Park to cultivate future farmers

Published by Todd Luck / September 17, 2021

The Memorial Industrial Community Development Corporation (MICDC) held a Community Food and Farm Groundbreaking on Saturday, Sept. 11 for a new incubator farm located at Horizons Park.


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Cooperative Extension Hosts Pawpaw Field Day

Published by Cooperative Extension / September 15, 2021

On a sunny Saturday, September 11th morning, NC Cooperative Extension at Forsyth County Center kicked of their 2021 Pawpaw Field Day.

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Forsyth County receives County Partnership Award for support of N.C. Cooperative Extension

Published by Todd Luck / September 10, 2021

The Forsyth County Board of Commissioners and Manager’s Office received the high honor of being recognized in front of their peers, winning the 2020 N.C. Cooperative Extension County Partnership Award for the North Central District at the annual N.C. Association of County Commissioners Conference held last month in Wilmington.


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Dehydrating Fruits and Vegetables

Published by Virginia Lopez / September 3, 2021

Dehydration is a method of home food preservation. This workshop will provide knowledge on how to dehydrate foods in your home kitchen.

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Join Extenion to learn about IPM for Non-native Invasive Plants

Published by Phyllis Smith / September 2, 2021

Invasive plants crowd out native plants and ornamentals in the wild and in the home landscape. Learn Integrated Pest Management (IPM) strategies by attending a Zoom on Sept. 23 from 7:00-9:00 p.m. Registration at go.ncsu.edu/invasive-plants

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