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Annual Veterans Day Town Tree Tour in Pittsboro on November 11

November 8th, 2016 · No Comments

Date: Mon, 7 Nov 2016 09:06:54 -0500 (GMT-05:00) From: Margaret Tiano Subject: Annual Veterans Day Walk, 11/11 at 11 AM Annual Veterans Day Town Tree Tour in Pittsboro Veterans Day is a time to thank our veterans.  Grand Trees of Chatham recently evaluated a Southern Sugar Maple in Pittsboro that looks like it will qualify […]

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Tags: 27312 · Agriculture · Calendar · Pittsboro

Re-emergence of Eddie’s Little Cabbage

November 7th, 2016 · No Comments

Date: Sun, 06 Nov 2016 15:26:49 -0500 From: “N.A. Booko” Subject: The Re-emergence of Eddie’s Little Cabbage . . . Things and objects take on a life of their own when you are not looking. My keys have a way of tossing themselvesin weird places. My favorite shirt is pre-wrinkled at the moment I want […]

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Tags: Agriculture · Musings

Last 2 Pollinator Garden Tours of 2016 on Oct 12 & 15

October 6th, 2016 · Comments Off on Last 2 Pollinator Garden Tours of 2016 on Oct 12 & 15

Date: Wed, 5 Oct 2016 12:00:22 +0000 From: Debbie Roos Subject: Last 2 Pollinator Garden Tours of 2016 Chatham County Agriculture Agent Debbie Roos will be giving tours of Chatham County Cooperative Extension’s Pollinator Paradise Demonstration Garden<https://growingsmallfarms.ces.ncsu.edu/growingsmallfarms-pollinatorgarden/> at Chatham Mills in Pittsboro: Wednesday October 12 at 5:00 pm Saturday October 15 at 2:00 pm These […]

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Tags: 27312 · Agriculture · Calendar · Fifteen501 · Pittsboro

Two Pollinator Garden Tours in August

August 8th, 2016 · Comments Off on Two Pollinator Garden Tours in August

Date: Thu, 4 Aug 2016 15:25:38 +0000 From: Debbie Roos Subject: Two Pollinator Garden Tours in August! Chatham County Agriculture Agent Debbie Roos will be giving two tours in August of Chatham County Cooperative Extension’s Pollinator Paradise Demonstration Garden<https://growingsmallfarms.ces.ncsu.edu/growingsmallfarms-pollinatorgarden/> at Chatham Mills in Pittsboro: on Wednesday August 10 at 5:30 pm and on Monday August […]

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Tags: 27312 · Agriculture · Calendar · Education · Pittsboro

You can kill and process animals for meat on your own farm, but you cannot sell that meat

August 4th, 2016 · Comments Off on You can kill and process animals for meat on your own farm, but you cannot sell that meat

Re: Hog Processing On Tuesday, July 26, 2016 3:41 PM, Sam Groce  wrote: To answer the questions raised by Lena Hurst about raising 2 hogs, you can kill and process animals for meat on your own farm, but you cannot sell that meat.  Those animals cannot be taken to another farm and killed and brought […]

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Tags: Agriculture · Animals

Following excerpt from Wikipedia includes the names of the various neonics

June 28th, 2016 · Comments Off on Following excerpt from Wikipedia includes the names of the various neonics

Date: Mon, 27 Jun 2016 09:03:39 -0400 From: “Peggy Wilson” Subject: The Individual Neonicotinoids For those who would prefer to avoid using neonicotinoids around their homes, businesses and farms, the following excerpt from Wikipedia includes the names of the various neonics.  These are the names to watch for in the active ingredients list, which is […]

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Tags: Agriculture

Not happy with certain Chatham Commissioners ignoring public input from those impacted by zoning

June 27th, 2016 · Comments Off on Not happy with certain Chatham Commissioners ignoring public input from those impacted by zoning

Date: Sat, 25 Jun 2016 12:35:06 -0400 From: Bruce Hively <*protected email*> Subject: zoning timeline by Raymond Gastwaite… Thank you Mr. Gastwaite for publishing the zoning info in one coherent timeline. By doing this you have highlighted the problems and solutions with this hasty decision by a minority. especially troubling is the statement; “No County […]

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Tags: 27312 · Agriculture · Government · Pittsboro

Location of hives matter

June 25th, 2016 · Comments Off on Location of hives matter

Please do not judge me and say I am buying into Bayer or Monsanto. Read what I said. It is not ONLY pesticides, it is a combination of nature and pesticides.

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Tags: Agriculture · Animals

Be a part of a Siler City gardening community in exchange for garden goodies

May 20th, 2016 · Comments Off on Be a part of a Siler City gardening community in exchange for garden goodies

Date: Mon, 16 May 2016 11:20:43 -0400 From: Gwen Subject: Be a part of a gardening community in exchange for garden goodies! Communities in Schools Chatham County works with youth in our Youth Garden.  All our produce goes to others who need help putting fresh veggies on their tables.  We donated over 1,000 lbs. of […]

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Tags: Agriculture

Leaf print greeting card making workshop at Pittsboro Farmers’ Market, Thursday from 3-6

May 18th, 2016 · Comments Off on Leaf print greeting card making workshop at Pittsboro Farmers’ Market, Thursday from 3-6

Date: Tue, 17 May 2016 09:20:16 -0400 From: Mackenzie Subject: Kids workshop at PFM Join us this week at the Pittsboro Farmers’ Market, Thursday from 3-6 at Main St Station for a leaf print greeting card making workshop. We will be using fresh local leaves from season vegetables and flower plants and trees to make […]

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Tags: 27312 · Agriculture · Calendar · Pittsboro