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Cover photo for 2019 Landscape Series

2019 Landscape Series

Join us for our 2019 Landscape Series at Third Day Market. Series runs from March 9 to October 11, 2019, …

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Pesticide Collection Day

When: May 1, 2019, from 10 a.m. to 2 p.m. Where: Agriculture Service Center, 134 Government Circle, Jefferson, NC 28640 For …

Cut dahlias

Extending Cut Dahlia Vase Life

Cut dahlias are perennially popular with growers and consumers because of their stunning beauty, and amazingly diverse colors, shapes, …

Eating Seasonally and Locally

Eating Seasonally and Locally

A Budget-Friendly Guide to Eating Fresh, Local, Produce. Dr. Alice Ammerman, professor in the Gillings School’s Department of Nutrition has recently …

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High Country Seed Swap

Join us for the High Country Seed Swap on March 16, 2019, from 8:30 a.m. to 2 p.m. at …

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Pruning Like a Pro

Saturday, March 23, 2019 10 a.m. to noon Third Day Market, 599 Hwy 16 S, Jefferson, NC 28640 Please register …

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