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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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Compost Bin Discounts!

I have tried out two dozen types of compost bins at my Compost Learning Lab at NC State University and these …

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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 …

Organic Lawn Care

New Organic Lawn Care Guide

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Saving Milk

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