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Rain Barrel
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Buncombe County Cooperative Extension has 80 gallon rain barrels available. Each barrel comes complete with fittings and installation instructions. Barrels are available for $120 + tax, cash or check only. To purchase your barrel, come to the Buncombe County Extension Office, 49 Mount Carmel Rd. Asheville, NC 28806. To check availability call (828) 255-5522. We’ll be happy to hold your barrel for pick up. Check out the barrel on http://www.rainbarrelusa.com/

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Rain Barrel
Availability

Buncombe County Cooperative Extension has 80 gallon rain barrels available. Each barrel comes complete with fittings and installation instructions. Barrels are available for $120 + tax, cash or check only. To purchase your barrel, come to the Buncombe County Extension Office, 49 Mount Carmel Rd. Asheville, NC 28806. To check availability call (828) 255-5522. We’ll be happy to hold your barrel for pick up. Check out the barrel on http://www.rainbarrelusa.com/

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Buncombe Extension
Master Gardener

Want to learn more about Buncombe County Extension Master Gardeners? Buncombe County Master Gardener Information Buncombe Master Gardener Website  Subscribe to the Blog Like the Master Gardeners on Facebook PLEASE NOTE.... EMGV Training Class 2016: N.C. Cooperative Extension, Buncombe County Center, will not be offering an Extension Master Gardener Certification class in 2016. Positive changes to update and streamline the EMGV training curriculum statewide are underway and more than likely will not be completed in time for the 2016 class deadlines. In addition, NC Cooperative Extension is implementing a strategic plan that affects budget, staffing, resources and programming on the local level, making it difficult to fully manage the many aspects and activities of our current master gardener group. It is important that we have the program support and curriculum resources needed to provide a great experience for our all of our volunteers. Please be patient as we revamp the program and make sure the class of 2017 has the best EMGV experience possible. Please call 828-255-5522 to register your name and be notified about the 2017 EMGV Certification application period.

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Solar Energy Property
Tax Resources

With a surge in solar power installations across North Carolina, Extension specialists have developed materials to address questions about tax implications, land appraisal and more. Solar Generation Property Taxation Solar and Wind Energy Development Opportunities: Tax Implications

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Food Processing and
Manufacturing Initiative

NC food processing and manufacturing initiative feasiblity study released The agricultural resources, industrial capacity and research innovation assets present in North Carolina create opportunities to catalyze development of value-added food processing and manufacturing businesses, according to a joint NC State-NCDA&CS economic feasibity study released Jan. 12. One page summary of the Initiative View the Full Report

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Now hiring . . . popular

  POSITION ANNOUNCEMENT: Project Coordinator     Organization: North Carolina Community Garden Partners (NCCGP) in collaboration with the North Carolina Public Health Foundation   Location: Home-based, with ability to travel throughout the state MORE » – from   Community Gardens

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Butterflies in Your Backyard popular

New and Improved and even better than before, “Butterflies in Your Backyard” has been updated and  re-released with a beautiful new cover.  Available for free on-line, both as a pdf and, for easy MORE » – from   Gardening

Farm Heritage Trail Grand Opening May 7

Buncombe County, NC – The Farm Heritage Trail opens to the public with a celebration on Saturday, May 7th, 11-2pm, at the historic Sandy Mush Farm in northwest Buncombe County. Enjoy traditional Appalachian MORE »

Gardening In the Mountain Series

“Fall Planting – Trees and Shrubs” presented by Alison Arnold, Consumer Extension Agent for Buncombe County and Debbie Breck, Extension Master Gardener Volunteer. Thursday, September 17, 10:00 am. Take advantage of cooler temperatures MORE »

Entering Mountain State Fair

Look to your garden now and make plans to enter the Standard Flower Show (Sept 9) or the Flower and Garden Show (Sept 15) at the North Carolina Mountain State Fair September 11-20th. MORE »

A GARDENING GUIDE FOR OUR MOUNTAINS

Need an inexpensive and very useful holiday gift for a gardener, for a gift exchange, or for yourself?  Buncombe County Cooperative Extension offers this attractive and informative 30 page Guide tailored to growing MORE »

Seed Drill Available for Rent

Buncombe County Soil and Water Conservation District’s seed drill is available for rent through the district. Reserve your dates for spring planting! The drill can be picked up on the reserved date at MORE »

Garden Tour – June 13, 2015

2015 Garden Tour – June 13 Explore, learn and grow at the Buncombe County Extension Master Gardener Volunteer Garden Tour, Saturday, June 13, 9:00 am to 4:00 pm – RAIN or SHINE. Seven MORE »

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