Blog Posts!

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How does your garden grow?

by Rhonda Michael A spring walk with my husband to visit the Indian Trading Path turned into the discovery of an intimate, community garden positioned...

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The Next Generation – part two

UCAN Spotlight – Quan Pettiford Catawba Trail Farm was established to improve the health and wellness of our community. Urban Community AgriNomics (UCAN) provides education...

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The Next Generation – part one

UCAN Spotlight – Quinton M. Pettiford With the increasing interest in science and nutrition education, many schools and youth organizations in the United States are...

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Recipes for Foodshare

As UCAN continues to partner with Farmers Foodshare with providing fresh locally grown produce to the community we thought it would be beneficial to provide...

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UCAN Vegetable Spotlight | Okra

Presenting: Fried Okra & Preserved Pickled Okra Okra is an essential vegetable in every Southern kitchen. Okra can grow up to five feet tall with...

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