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July 15, 2015, Comments Off on Organic growers can apply for certification cost-share assistance

Organic growers in North Carolina can apply for partial reimbursement of the cost of becoming certified or for recertification through a program offered by the N.C. Department of Agriculture and Consumer Services.

Emily Capps prepares to head out to the auction floor with one of the many roosters up for sale in a 4-H auction held Saturday at the WNC Agricultural Center. Animals formerly shown at the Mountain State Fair were auctioned to raise money for the clubs. 2012 file photo by Colby Rabon/Carolina Public Press

Avian flu cancels all North Carolina poultry shows

June 16, 2015, Comments Off on Avian flu cancels all North Carolina poultry shows

This includes the N.C. State Fair and Mountain State Fair poultry shows, bird shows at county fairs, live bird auctions and poultry swap meets.

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Aiming to end hunger, Food Policy Council sets 2014 goals

April 8, 2014, Comments Off on Aiming to end hunger, Food Policy Council sets 2014 goals

More than a year after successfully lobbying Asheville City Council to adopt and enact its first food action plan, the Asheville-Buncombe Food Policy ...