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Alexander County Farmers Market

The Alexander County Farmers Market is starting back on Saturday, June 12, 2021, from 8 a.m.–noon! We will be located …

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Pool Owners BEWARE!!

Two invasive insects have been found in neighboring states, the Asian longhorned beetle in South Carolina and the spotted lanternfly in Virginia. Oddly enough, both …

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Small Farms Week

We are kick-starting our Small Farms Week Celebration with a canned food drive and submission of a farmer or …

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Quarantine Valentine's

Virtual Heart-Healthy Dinner Cook Along & Bingo Friday, February 12, 2021, at 6 p.m. Does COVID-19 have you and your significant …

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2021 Small Plant Sale

Each year we sell plants to support the different local programs that we provide to the county. Below is …

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So Easy to Preserve

If you are preparing to preserve the harvest from your summer garden then you will want to purchase one …

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Growing Your Pantry Series

Join us on Facebook in July for the Growing Your Pantry series with Der Holcomb, Extension Agent, Family and …

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July Garden Calendar

Check out the Alexander County July Garden Calendar below: If you have any horticulture questions please call Lenny Rogers at …

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Alexander County Offices to Reopen

Alexander County Government announces the reopening of two buildings to allow citizens to conduct county business in person. The …

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June Is National Dairy Month

June is National Dairy Month, a time to honor the hard-working dairy farm families across the country. The June …

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Alexander Farmers Market

Are you looking for a place to sell the vegetables and other items you harvest this summer from your …

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Visit NC Farm App

The Visit NC Farm App has launched in Alexander County. Participating assets are: Alexander County Farmer’s Market, Campbell’s Blueberry …

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