Our society’s foundation is the family. North Carolina Cooperative Extension provides families with research-based answers to day-to-day challenges. Extension educators are ready with answers on controlling household insects, protecting well-water, managing family budgets, helping families improve their eating habits, and dealing with the issues related to early childhood, parenting and aging.
The Whole Child in Nature Designing and programming children’s outdoor environments for play, learning, and well-being. Learn how naturalized outdoor environments offer children opportunities to engage with the natural world (plants, animals, rocks, air, MORE »– from Gardening
Register for National Children & Youth Garden Symposium TODAY! Online registration for this year’s National Children & Youth Garden Symposium (NCYGS) is ending soon. Register by Wednesday, June 17 to assure your spot!Space MORE »– from Gardening
POD3 Western Regional Symposium Date: Wednesday, 20 May 2015 The Natural Learning Initiative at College of Design, NC State University is offering a one-day symposium, Design for Early Childhood Health and Outdoor Learning, to early MORE »– from Gardening
Rowan County 4-H is now taking orders for their annual Spring Plant Sale. Varieties available include: strawberries – Allstar; blueberries – Brightwell, Climax, and Premier; blackberries – Arapaho and Triple Crown; raspberries – MORE »
Photos by Debbie Roos, Agricultural Extension Agent. Chatham County Cooperative Extension runs a popular Junior Chefs Cooking Camp every summer where kids ages 8-12 spend a week learning to prepare and cook food. There are four one-week MORE »– from Growing Small Farms