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The Durham County Center Local Foods contacts are Deborah McGiffin, Cheralyn Schmidt.

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Cook Smart, Eat Smart

The Cook Smart, Eat Smart Cooking School will teach you how to prepare simple, healthy and delicious food for …

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Enhancing Farm Profitability

Are you losing money with every carrot bunch they sell? Attend the Enhancing Farm Profitability Workshop February 9; 9:00 …

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Turkey Time Tips

It’s turkey time, that season of year when time seems like a perpetual sprint from fall to Thanksgiving to …

Building Our Economy With Local Foods

The Durham County Center of North Carolina Cooperative Extension is an enthusiastic supporter of the Center for Environmental Farming …

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