Community Garden Donates Produce to Area Food Pantries

Coastal Harvesters Inc. (CHI) grew 131 pounds of fresh vegetables for Hatteras Island’s food pantries this past season. The Salvo Food Pantry and the Cape Hatteras United Methodist Men’s Food Pantry in Buxton received several donations of “cool weather crops” between February and April. Collards, kale, cabbage greens, spinach, lettuce and a variety of [...]

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Community Garden Donates Produce to Buxton Food Pantry

Coastal Harvesters Inc. (CHI) and Dare County Master Gardeners harvested and donated fresh, locally grown vegetables to the Cape Hatteras United Methodist Men’s Food Pantry in Buxton this past week. Collards, kale and colorful mixed salad greens were picked at CHI’s Hatteras Island Community Garden.
The vegetable crop was planted with the [...]

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Winter Produce Survey

Coastal Harvesters is conducting a survey to identify types of winter produce that Hatteras Island residents would like to see grown in the community garden.
Survey results will be used to help make the garden self-supporting and help shape a youth entrepreneurship project.
The survey is short and will take only a few minutes to complete. [...]

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CHI Visits Community Garden in Conetoe, NC

On August 20, 2012, four Coastal Harvesters members visited the 17+ acre community garden run by 48 young people under the age of 18 and a handful of adult mentors in Conetoe, NC. Carol Bauer, Susan West, Shelby Kinnaird and Rick Kinnaird came away very inspired by the whole operation that feeds a community and [...]

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Pickled Peaches

Shared by Shelby Kinnaird (aka Diabetic Foodie), Avon NC

Did you buy too many peaches at the farmers’ market? Make Pickled Peaches! They are great with grilled chicken or pork, in salads and on pancakes. Keep a jar in the refrigerator for a quick, healthy snack!
Recipe for Pickled Peaches

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Buy Fresh and Local at Hatteras Island Farmers’ Market

It was both a treat to the eyes and the taste buds at this past week’s Farmers’ Market. Plump blueberries, cantaloupe, watermelon and many varieties of squash, tomatoes, corn, green beans and beets were just a sample of fresh produce available. If you liked baked goods, there were fresh breads, tomato pies, cookies and [...]

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