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The Jackson County Center Local Foods contact is Minda Daughtry.

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Food Truck Rodeo - Come and Eat!

Featuring Local Food Trucks Place: Island Park Open Air Market, 16 Tsali Blvd, Cherokee, NC 28719 Date: Wednesday, November 9th Time: 5:00 …

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Agripreneur Business Summit

A full-day, free event for “agripreneurs” interested in starting or growing a farm or food-based business. LIVE SESSIONS PRESENTED …

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Podcast!

Why are NC State Extension and N.C. Department of Agriculture and Consumer Services talking about rapidly developing farmland? What …

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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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