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Recent Publications related to Local Foods

Grapes and Berries for the Garden

This guide provides home gardeners with instructions for growing strawberries, blueberries, brambles (blackberries and raspberries), …

1/27/21
A photo of a dairy cow.

Selling Fluid Milk to Grocery Stores Through Direct Store Delivery

This publication will help you start selling fluid milk directly to grocery stores. Approaching retailers, …

1/8/21Local Foods
A flowchart showing the steps to created value-added products.

Adding Value to Local Food

This publication introduces producers to general principles for successfully creating new value-added products and where …

1/8/21Local Foods

Farmers' Market Tours: A Guide for Nutrition Educators

A Farmers’ Market Tour is a great way to introduce your program participants to an …

1/6/21

Vacationer Supported Agriculture Summer 2019

Vacationer Supported Agriculture (VSA) is a project led by NC State’s P1tLab and NC State …

12/18/20Local Foods
Logos for 12 online marketplace companies.

Using Web Marketplaces to Reach Untapped Markets

This publication explains how microentrepreneurs can use emerging web-based marketplaces to sell services, goods, and …

11/11/20

Caswell County Ag Census Infographic 2017

This infographic provides a visual interpretation of the 2017 Census of Agriculture, which is collected …

Observing worms in a vermicompost bin.

Vermicomposting in Childcare Center Gardens

This publication is a how-to guide for starting a garden-related vermicomposting bin in a childcare …