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The Jones County Center Local Foods contact is Jacob Morgan.

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With COVID-19 Is Produce Safe?

You may be wondering if the produce you are buying is safe for consumption in regards to COVID-19. The …

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COVID-19 and Grocery Shopping

There are many questions surround grocery shopping and handling food during the COVID-19 pandemic. There is no data currently that …

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Winter Storm Food Safety

As winter storms approach North Carolina, there are steps you can take to prepare for food safety when the …

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Aquaponics Short-Course

Aquaponics Short Course, March 7, New Bern Convention Center Designed to provide entrepreneurs research based technical training in the fundamentals …

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