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.
Growing Garden Connections North Carolina Community Garden Partners is hosting our annual statewide community gardening conference this year on the beautiful UNC Asheville campus. The daylong gathering, titled “Growing Garden Connections”, features outstanding MORE »– from Community Gardens
Below are links to our most recent agricultural newsletters. Please read for some great information! 14 March Ag Newsletter 14 April Ag Newsletter 14 May Ag Newsletter 14 June Ag Newsletter 14 August MORE »
The North Carolina Community Garden Partners (NCCGP) is pleased to announce workshops for North Carolina community garden leaders planned for the fall of 2014. The one-day GROW (Gardeners Recreating Our World) workshops will include MORE »– from Community Gardens
NC Cooperative Extension celebrated 100 years of Cooperative Extension on May 19th at the Expo Center of the NC State Fairgrounds. More than 1,000 people attended for dinner and a program celebrating Extension’s MORE »– from NC Cooperative Extension Centennial
The Extension Master Gardeners in Durham County have launched a radio show on WCOM 103.5 FM. The show, “Getting Dirty with Durham County Master Gardeners” can be heard at 2:00 pm on Tuesdays. This MORE »– from Gardening
4-H Lamb Project Rowan County Cooperative Extension is providing an opportunity for youth interested in completing a 4-H lamb project. This project is open to youth ages 5-18 as of January 1. Youth MORE »
July 17-19, 2014 Columbus, OH Throughout the past 20 years, the National Children & Youth Garden Symposium (NCYGS) has educated thousands of teachers who have, in turn, gone on to educate over a MORE »– from Gardening