Through 4-H, hundreds of thousands of North Carolina’s young people learn new skills and serve their communities each year. 4-H offers clubs, special interest programs, summer camps, school enrichment and after-school child care. Guided by North Carolina Cooperative Extension educators and adult and teen volunteers, 4-H’ers gain knowledge, skills and experience that help them become responsible citizens and leaders.
Our partner Natural Learning Initiative has opened registration for its Growing In Place Symposium, March 5 in Raleigh. Erin White of Community Food Lab will speak about the role of design in creating diverse, healthy food systems, and there MORE »– from Community Gardens
AHA will host Dig In! again at Marbles Kids Museum on Saturday, March 7, 2015. Agenda and registration materials will be available in January. Plan to join us as we weave edible landscapes–community MORE »– from Community Gardens
If you’re visiting the State Fair this week (runs through Oct. 27th), don’t forget to check out the Expo building and the fantastic display on bees and beekeeping! Don Hopkins, NCDA&CS State Apiarist, MORE »– from Entomology
McDowell County Cooperative Extension hosted its annual Safety Field Day on October 1 -2 for eighth-graders from East and West McDowell junior highs. More than 500 students attended the learning event at the MORE »
2014 4-H enrollment forms are due to the 4-H office October 1, 2013. Enrollment forms are required each year. Forms are available at http://www.ces.ncsu.edu/important-4-h-forms-and-information/. or by calling 828-652-8104 to request forms to be mailed to MORE »
McDowell Young Guns shooting sports teams competed at the NC 4-H State Shooting Sports tournament in September. Levi Pittman, Sydney Lytle, Zach Jaynes, Micah Sisk, Levi Painter, Branson Peek, Candace Hollifield, and James MORE »