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Black Jewels

by Je’wel Lucas Je’wel Lucas is a 20 year old visual artist who creates art to inspire and encourage others. …

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5 Tips for Having Divisive Conversations

In our latest episode, “Mic Drop: Divisive Conversations,” Cyrus Rad talks about his program ‘Civic Conversations’ which encourages people …

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Butterfly Effect Migration

This blog post was written and submitted by two activists Lily and Kaia. They are 10 and 11 years …

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A Culture of Conversation

We believe in the power of conversation and stories. They have the power to shift perspectives and help us …

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Speaking “Truth to Power”

It can be incredibly hard to be an activist when the people above you in your organization don’t listen …

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This guide describes common types of well construction in North Carolina and offers advice for …

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Central North Carolina Planting Calendar for Annual Vegetables, Fruits, and Herbs

In central North Carolina almost any type of vegetable or fruit can be grown successfully …

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Hurricane Preparedness

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Creating a Crop Maze With GPS

This publication explains how to create a crop maze with GPS (global positioning system).

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Conserving Working Lands: A Land Legacy Workbook with Tools and Resources to Guide Your Conservation Planning Journey

Your land is valuable to you and your family. Protection and successful transition begins with …

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Designing Rain Gardens (Bio-Retention Areas)

This publication reviews bio-retention use, specifically the use of rain gardens, and describes design criteria.

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Collard Greens

This series of publications provides information about how to grow, harvest, and prepare a variety …

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Community Backyard Composting Programs Can Reduce Waste and Save Money

This publication describes how communities can develop and implement backyard composting programs that reduce the …

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