North Carolina Cooperative Extension centers — located in all 100 counties and serving the Eastern Band of the Cherokee Indians — are community resources, serving as the front door to the vast knowledge base of N.C. State and N.C. A&T State universities. Cooperative Extension helps build quality communities by training adult and youth volunteers to become community leaders, providing educational programs to stimulate community economic development, working in partnership with other agencies to help citizens prepare for and recover from disasters — and more.
Chatham County invites you to a webinar on April 17, 2014 on the exciting concept of community food councils. It is slated from noon-2:30 pm in the Agriculture Building Auditorium at 65 East MORE »– from Growing Small Farms
Home Gardeners and Icy Weather Mother Nature continues to offer home gardeners a challenge with icy weather earlier in the week followed hopefully normal spring weather. Many are still pondering what to do MORE »
Ausveg, the Australian association that represents vegetable growers, says that community gardens pose a serious safety risk for the Australian horticulture sector. Pointing to a lack of quality assurance guidelines, and the potential MORE »– from Community Gardens
Mark your calendars now to join N.C. Cooperative Extension for two centennial celebrations May 19 and 20. Extension employees, as well as county stakeholders and partners are invited to attend. The Extension Centennial MORE »– from NC Cooperative Extension Centennial