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NC FarmLink

NC FarmLink was recently featured in Tobacco Farm Quarterly. In the article, found on page 18, journalist, Lara Ivanitch …

Growing Bloodroot

Growing Bloodroot?

We often receive questions on how to grow Bloodroot. Margaret and Alison, with the NC Alternative Crops and Organics …

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Relief Funds for Farmers

​ Carolina Farm Stewardship Association posted an article about COVID-19 Relief Funds Available to Farmers Starting April 3. Click …

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Solitary Ground Bees Not a Threat

This time each year many homeowners notice small dirt mounds in their yard, at parks, or recreational fields created …

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