Learn about growing organic broccoli

North Carolina State University is hosting a workshop on organic broccoli production from 11 a.m.-3 p.m. on Sept. 19 at the Mountain Research Station on Test Farm Road in Waynesville.

Learn about organic broccoli production including insect management, post-harvest techniques, and marketing. View 28 broccoli varieties and help rate which one is best, see which ones are most insect resistant, heat tolerant, and taste best.

To ensure that there will be a lunch, attendees should email This email address is being protected from spambots. You need JavaScript enabled to view it..

This workshop is free and open to the public. 828.684.3562.

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