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1:30 pm

Buncombe Small Fruit Production Workshop for Direct Market

March 7 @ 1:30 pm
Hickory Nut Gap Farm, 57 Sugar Hollow Road
Fairview , NC 28730 United States

The workshop is aimed at training new growers to considering establishing a direct market channel for growing small fruit on the farm such as a “pick-your-own” operation, on farm sales as well as other direct market channels such as the tail gate market. Craig Mauney, Area Specialized Agent, Commercial Fruit and Vegetable Production will lead […]

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6:00 pm

Marketing the Agritourism Business

March 7 @ 6:00 pm - 7:30 pm
Madison County Cooperative Extension, 258 Carolina Lane
Marshall, NC 28753 United States
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Topic: Business Basics Participants will learn about a number of low-cost marketing vehicles for their agritourism business, including a variety of e-marketing opportunities. Participants will learn the value of customer feedback. The A-B Tech Small Business Center (SBC) is collaborating with the Madison County Cooperative Extension office to offer a Business of Agritourism series which […]

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7:00 pm

Sierra Club: Spring Wildflowers of the Blue Ridge Mountains

March 7 @ 7:00 pm - 9:00 pm
Unitarian-Universalist Congregation of Asheville, 1 Edwin Pl
Asheville, NC 28801 United States

On March 7, get a sneak preview of the spring wildflowers of the Blue Ridge that will burst into bloom any day now. Botanist Tim Spira will show photographs and discuss interesting characteristics of common and conspicuous, as well as rare and unusual, spring wildflowers. These include trilliums, trout lily, wild ginger, mayapple, bearcorn, Jack-in-the-pulpit, […]

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