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SFN Special Series: From Farm Gate to Food Plate

Recently, USDA awarded the Value Added Producer Grants to several entities in North and South Carolina. In the month of July we’ll be talking to some of those recipients about their operations and plans for the grant money.

Vendors at Farmers’ Markets Adding Value to Stay in the Game


NC Produce Grower Grows Operation with USDA’s Value Added Producer Grant Program


Randolph County’s Goat Lady Dairy Plans for Succession of Farm

Value Added Producer Grants Keep Local Farms Local For Years to Come


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