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Cover photo for 2022 Pesticide Collection Day

2022 Pesticide Collection Day

The North Carolina Department of Agriculture and Consumer Services, in partnership with North Carolina Cooperative Extension, Ashe County Center, …

Cover photo for High Country Seed and Plant Swap

High Country Seed and Plant Swap

On Saturday, April 9, 2022, all aspiring and practicing area gardeners are invited to the Ashe County Farmers Market …

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