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Scott Conary: barista judge

WBC2009-CNNScott Conary is enthusiastic about coffee, and it’s not just because he has trouble waking up in the morning. Conary’s selection as head judge at the 11th annual World Barista Championship attests to this.
July 7, 2010 | Posted in: Land and Table | Comments closed | Full Story »

Día del Tomate

The Carrboro Farmers’ Market will hold its 13th annual Tomato Day on July 17, with a special emphasis this year on the much-honored vegetable’s humble beginnings in the Americas.
July 7, 2010 | Posted in: Land and Table | Comments closed | Full Story »

Master gardener classes

Master gardener training will be held at the Orange County Extension Center, 306 Revere Road, Hillsborough. The 15-week program will be held on Wednesdays from Sept. 14 through January 2011, with sessions running from 9 a.m. until 12:30 p.m.
July 7, 2010 | Posted in: Land and Table | Comments closed | Full Story »

Farmer wanted

The Orange County Board of Commissioners is looking for an Orange County farmer to serve on the Piedmont Food and Agriculture Processing Center steering committee.
July 7, 2010 | Posted in: Land and Table | Comments closed | Full Story »

Owl Prowl on the Haw

The Haw River Assembly will hold a paddling fundraiser July 17, exploring Big Alamance Creek and the birds along its shoreline, including the many barred owls whose hoots filled the night.
July 7, 2010 | Posted in: Land and Table | Comments closed | Full Story »

Not mulch

The Orange County Solid Waste Management Department announced this week that it expects to be sold out of yard-waste mulch through the end of August.
July 7, 2010 | Posted in: Land and Table | Comments closed | Full Story »

Forgotten grasslands

Philip Juras, artist and landscape architect, gives us a vision of what the open, old-growth grassy woodlands of the southeastern Piedmont were like when European [...]
April 23, 2010 | Posted in: Land and Table | Comments closed | Full Story »

Chapel Hill High stages The Wizard of Oz

Chapel Hill High School’s drama department will present The Wizard of Oz Thursday-Saturday, April 29-May 1 at 7:30 p.m. in Hanes Auditorium. Tickets are $5 [...]
April 22, 2010 | Posted in: Land and Table | Comments closed | Full Story »

HOPE Garden dedication

A ribbon-cutting event for HOPE Gardens, a new community garden at 2200 Homestead Road in Chapel Hill, is set for Saturday from 11 a.m. to [...]
April 22, 2010 | Posted in: Land and Table | Comments closed | Full Story »

Seedling event

The Carrboro Farmers’ Market is holding its annual tomato-seedling giveaway for kids, beginning Saturday at 8:30 a.m. For the last six weeks, the market’s farmers [...]
April 22, 2010 | Posted in: Land and Table | Comments closed | Full Story »

Earth Day on campus

UNC’s Earth Week celebration continues with several events scheduled for Earth Day, which this year falls on Thursday, including an Earth Day Fair on Polk [...]
April 22, 2010 | Posted in: Features, Land and Table | Comments closed | Full Story »

Market to take cards, foods stamps

Starting May 1, the Carrboro Farmers’ Market will start taking credit and debit cards and charges to food stamp accounts. The market is also setting [...]
April 22, 2010 | Posted in: Land and Table | Comments closed | Full Story »

Pollinator tour

Take a tour of the Pollinator Garden at Chatham Marketplace on Wednesday at 11:30 a.m. with Debbie Roos from the Chatham Center of the N.C. Cooperative Extension Service.
April 15, 2010 | Posted in: Land and Table | Comments closed | Full Story »

Trees on campus

Don’t forget the walking tour of campus with author Michael Dirr. The tour is being conducted in conjunction with the “Noble Trees, Traveled Paths: The Carolina Landscape Since 1793” exhibit on display at Wilson Library.
April 15, 2010 | Posted in: Land and Table | Comments closed | Full Story »

Master gardeners

The Orange County Master Gardeners will be at the Carrboro Farmers’ Market on April 17 ready to help you solve your gardening and plant conundrums.
April 15, 2010 | Posted in: Land and Table | Comments closed | Full Story »