Category: Agriculture

Check out virtual tours of Chatham County Extension’s pollinator paradise garden

By Debbie Roos Pittsboro, NC – The weather forecasters are saying more rain is coming this week…and I don’t know about you but sometimes on these cold, dreary winter days it feels like spring will never arrive! Why not brighten…

July blooms in Pittsboro’s pollinator paradise

Pittsboro, NC – Pollinator Paradise is a Demonstration Garden created by the North Carolina Cooperative Extension, Chatham County Center. Agriculture Agent Debbie Roos designed the garden to provide forage from early spring to late fall for pollinators such as native…

Chatham County seeks applicants for Agriculture Advisory Board

Pittsboro, NC – Chatham County seeks applicants for two vacancies on the Chatham County Agriculture Advisory Board. Applicants must be a Chatham County resident actively engaged in farming, agribusiness or a representative of agricultural interests. The Agriculture Advisory Board advises…

N.C. peach season kicks off summer season

Raleigh, NC – The first day of summer may be right around the corner, but fresh N.C. peaches are already available at farmers markets and roadside stands across the state. While not a bumper crop, local growers do expect to…