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NC Disaster
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Get updates on disaster preparedness and recovery information related to severe weather and natural disasters.

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Storm warning flag

NC Disaster
Information Center

Get updates on disaster preparedness and recovery information related to severe weather and natural disasters.

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Mitchell County
Feasibility Study

Farm To School And Farm To Hospital Feasibility Study and Summary Prepared by Smithson Mills, Inc Click Link to see full report Click Link to see summary

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Woodland Steward
Series

We are pleased to announce the Summer 2012 offering of the Woodland Steward Series, Mountains Program. This series of 4 workshops offered between July 18 and August 17 is designed for property owners (especially those with 20 acres or less) to learn the basic principles of forest stewardship. The course will be offered in Asheville and Brevard.  Details are at: http://www.ncsu-feop.org/woodlandstewards/ Click for brochure.

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Bakersville Farmers'
Market

The Bakersville Farmers' Market will be at the Bakersville Medical Clinic parking lot on Saturday from 8 am until Noon, rain or shine.  We will have herb and vegetable starter plants, gourmet popsicles, potato bags, mung bean sprouts, canned goods, goat cheese, jams and jellies.  We will also have chutney, jewelry, breads, aprons, bags, mixed wild greens, purses, baked goods, duck eggs, chicken eggs, and more.  Look for us at the Bakersville Medical Clinic every Saturday from 8 am-Noon through the end of October.

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Dial Pressure Canner Testing popular

Now that summer is officially here, many are enjoying the seasonal fruits and vegetables that are available this time of year. If you are planning to take advantage of these summer favorites by MORE »

Affordable Health Care Help in Mitchell County

Are you confused about the Affordable Care Act? Not sure if you qualify for health insurance? Need help filling out the online application? Overwhelmed by all the requirements and available options? Here is MORE »

Thanksgiving Meal Last Minute Ideas

As you prepare for Thanksgiving meals, here are some quick ideas that help us toward the USDA MyPlate goal, vegetables and fruit covering ½ of our plate.   Vegetables and fruits can usually be MORE »

Prepare Ahead for a Turkey Thanksgiving Dinner

Families are beginning to make plans for Thanksgiving dinner.  If you are responsible for preparation of a turkey, consider the number of guests to be served, the supplies needed, and safe handling procedures MORE »

Preserving Grapes: Home Canned Juice popular

Grapes are are a wonderful fruit to enjoy all year long. If you happen to have a good crop of grapes this year, you can preserve those grapes as juice for a beverage MORE »

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EVENTS View All
Deer Management Workshop & 3rd Annual Branch BanquetSat Aug 9, 2014
8:00 AM - 8:00 PM Where:
Spruce Pine Fire Department, Spruce Pine, NC, United States
— 2 weeks away
Dehydrating ClassTue Aug 12, 2014
10:00 AM - 1:00 PM Where:
Mitchell County Extension Center, 10 South Mitchell Ave., Bakersville, NC 28705
— 3 weeks away
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