The Franklin Soil and Water Conservation District meeting, scheduled for today, July 18, was cancelled.
Franklinton American Legion Post 52 will sell BBQ pork and chicken plates on Saturday, July 20, 11 a.m. to 7 p.m. Plates are eat-in or take-out. Post 52 is located at 40 American Legion Road, Franklinton.
The Franklin County Farmers Market is open Tuesday, Friday and Saturday from 9 a.m. until 1 p.m. Sweet corn, peas, tomatoes, plums, watermelons, blueberries, squash, zucchini, bell pepper, also jellies, pickle and fresh baked goods are available most market days. For more information, call Franklin County Cooperative Extension, 919-496-3344.
For youth ages 10 and up and those interested in livestock, a two-day camp will be held traveling to several local farms this year to learn the basics in animal husbandry and marketing of those livestock.
This summer, goats, pigs, and rabbits will be discussed from 9 a.m. to 1 p.m., both days. Depending on the weather, classroom instruction will also take place during this time. The young people will learn about livestock management, care and nutrition of livestock and value-added products that can be made from each species, ie., goat milk soap, and more. The cost is $15 to participate.
To register, contact N.C. Cooperative Extension, Franklin County Center, at 919-496-3344.