Upcoming Events for Richmond County Center
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Please call 910.997.8255 to pre-register. Class fee is $10 for lunch and workbook.
Deadline for $100 class fee is February 26th, payable to Richmond County Extension and mailed to 123 Caroline St., Rockingham, NC 28379
7th Annual Virginia Berry
Production and Marketing
March 13, 2014
8:00 am - 5:00 pm
*$20.00 per person registration fee includes boxed lunch*
Accepted forms of payment - Cash, Check or Money Order
Space is Limited - Registration Deadline - March 10, 2014!
ONLINE REGISTRATION ONLY:
Entries will be received from 6:00-6:30 pm; judging starts at 6:30pm. An army survival presentation takes place from 6:30-7:15 pm.
There will be a $5 charge per person for those not bringing an entry dish; under 12 free. Sponsored by Sandhills Rod & Gun Club.
The Chatham County Center of North Carolina Cooperative Extension will offer a Fresh Produce Safety Program & Plan Development workshop as part of its Enhancing Sustainability Series on Wednesday, March 19, 2014 from 9:00 am-4:00 pm in Pittsboro, NC. This workshop is offered only to folks who attended the March 5 GAPS workshop and will take place in a computer lab. Participants will learn to write a food safety plan for their farm. Details are on the Growing Small Farms website at http://go.ncsu.edu/gsf-workshops
The Chatham County Center of North Carolina Cooperative Extension will offer a high tunnel workshop as part of its Enhancing Sustainability Series on Wednesday, March 26, 2014 from 9:00 am-3:00 pm at the Silk Hope Farm Heritage Center in Silk Hope, NC. The focus will be on Organic Soil and Disease Management in High Tunnels. Details are on the Growing Small Farms website at http://go.ncsu.edu/gsf-workshops
The popular annual Piedmont Farm Tour featuring about 35 local farms will be April 26-27 throughout the piedmont region of NC. The tour is a fundraiser for Carolina Farm Stewardship Association. Visit their website at http://www.carolinafarmstewards.org/pft/ for details.