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Swain County Farmers Market

2020 Swain County Farmers Market

The 2020 Swain County Farmers Market season began on Friday, May 1! Vendors selling seasonal produce, live plants, handmade crafts, …

Cover photo for NC 4-H Photo Contest 2020

NC 4-H Photo Contest 2020

North Carolina 4-H Photo Contest The statewide annual contest highlights North Carolina 4-H’ers’ photographic achievements. The winning photos are then …

The Spice is Right Cilantro

The Spice is Right: Cilantro

N.C. Cooperative Extension of Swain County Presents: THE SPICE IS RIGHT Spice it up by adding herbs and spices to your …

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4-H Kindness Cards Service Project

DEADLINE EXTENDED: May 15 Take part in Swain County 4-H’s Kindness Cards Service Project and spread some joy and cheer …

arbor day picture of a tree

Celebrate Arbor Day

National Arbor Day is April 24, 2020. While in years past this was a time for volunteer opportunities and …

Cover photo for The Spice is Right - Rosemary

The Spice is Right - Rosemary

N.C. Cooperative Extension of Swain County Presents: THE SPICE IS RIGHT Spice it up by adding herbs and spices to your …

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