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Farm Labor Forum

Please come out to the farm labor forum if you are considering using H-2A labor on your farm next …

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Spring Break Fun Camp!

Please join us for day of fun during Granville County Public Schools Spring break! What: Healthy living workshop for youth …

Upcoming Events

As part of FoodCoVNET we are coordinating an ongoing webinar series. All webinars will be recorded and posted here …

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Ensuring Safe Canned Food

It is that time of year again!! Pictures of finished canned products have been showing up on people’s Facebook …

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    FDA Food Processing Facility Registration

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    10/24/23

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    10/23/23

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