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Cover Crop Workshop – June 5

Interested in learning how cover crops can enhance your farm or garden? Allegheny Mountain School is hosting a cover crop workshop, “Managing Cover Crops in Conservation Agriculture: Sustainable Small-Farm Production of Vegetable Crop,” on Wednesday, June 5th  from 9am-5pm. Dr. … Continue reading

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It’s Just Around The Corner!

  The Highland Farmers’ Market starts Friday, May 31st! We had so much fun last year, we’re starting a week early! Tell your family…tell your friends…tell everybody!!!!!!!!!!!! Visit the Market page for more info!  The Highland Farmers’ Market is a … Continue reading

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Highland Elementary Breaks Ground

Elementary students, teachers, and staff gathered yesterday to participate in the Elementary School’s groundbreaking ceremony for a raised bed garden at the school. As part of the ceremony, local youth spoke about their inspiration for the project and the importance … Continue reading

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School Garden Project Highlighted in Local Paper

This week’s local newspaper, The Recorder, features the work of Local Foods Coordinator Jessa Fowler in Highland County Public Schools. Read the full article below. Highland students learn to grow food BY JOHN BRUCE • THE RECORDER STAFF WRITER MONTEREY — … Continue reading

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Maple Festival at The Highland Center

The Maple Festival Dinners at The Highland Center featured locally raised and processed lamb and beef, maple syrup, eggs, and potatoes from seven Highland County farms. This fundraiser served 50 more dinners than last year and sold out of local … Continue reading

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Apple Pruning Workshop

Free apple tree pruning workshop with Kirk Billingsley. Meet at the school playground/orchard at 3 pm and learn pruning tips for established apple trees. For more information call Jessa Fowler at 468-1922 or e-mail jessafowler@htcnet.org.

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