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2024 NC Farm School

The 2024 NC Farm School has come to our district! Location: East Carolina Agricultural and Education Center, 1175 Kingsboro Rd, …

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The Basics of Beekeeping

Also referred to as Apiculture, beekeeping is the process of maintaining bee colonies in structures known as hives, for …

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Saving Milk

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Count on Me NC

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How to Make Fermented Pickles

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