Making healthy choices isn’t always easy. North Carolina Cooperative Extension’s educators help people sort fact from fad, providing research-based programs that promote a lifetime of good health. Programs cover a broad spectrum, from pesticide safety to indoor air quality, from childhood nutrition and physical activity to heart-healthy eating and food safety.
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
The Farm at Penny Lane is a 40-acre therapeutic center near Pittsboro NC for people with mental illness. People can work on recovery here through horticultural therapy and other programs. Founded by Thava MORE »– from Therapeutic Horticulture
A pioneering educator who devoted decades to improving the lives of North Carolinians, especially its women and children, passed away Jan. 31 at the age of 91. Ada Braswell Dalla Pozza of Cary MORE »– from NC Cooperative Extension Centennial
Rowan County 4-H is now taking orders for their annual Spring Plant Sale. Varieties available include: strawberries – Sweet Charlie; blueberries – Baldwin, Delite and Tifblue; blackberries – Natchez and Ouachita; raspberries – MORE »
Seed Catalogs Mail boxes are already flowing with those colorful magazines known as seed catalogs. With their vibrant colors and exciting details, it makes every gardener ready for the growing season. If you MORE »
Take a look at the new North Carolina Blueberry Council Website for consumers. Great information on freezing, storing, and cooking with blueberries. Nutrition information and lots of great recipes. For information on growing blueberries see MORE »– from Gardening