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Mecklenburg County Cooperative Extension is a part of the County's Park and Recreation Department. All CES services are located at 1418 Armory Drive, Charlotte, NC 28204. Phone: (704) 336-2082 Master Gardeners are available at (704) 336-4011, from 9:00 AM-12:00 PM, Mondays through Fridays (March 1 through October 31). The Cooperative Extension staff includes: Front Row: Catherine Crocker, 4-H Program Assistant- 4-H After School Kristin Davis, Extension Agent- Local Foods, Food Safety and Food Preservation Scott Ewers, Extension Agent- Consumer  & Commercial Horticulture Back Row: Robbie Furr, County Extension Director Racquel McNeil, Extension Agent, 4-H Youth Development Sharon Pearson, Expanded Foods & Nutrition Education Program Assistant Syyda Quick, Administrative Secretary Cynthia McQueen, Expanded Foods & Nutrition Education Program Assistant

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2015 Sustainable
Living Series now open!

The Mecklenburg Cooperative Extension Sustainable Living Series is a collaboration of Mecklenburg Family and Consumer Sciences and Mecklenburg Extension Master Gardeners to provide citizens with education to incorporate sustainable practices into their lifestyle. From gardening to canning, the Sustainable Living Series connects families with nature, nutrition and sustainability in a practical and fun way!

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Seen and heard: Listeria in Blue Bell ice cream

By Ben Chapman, NCSU Food Safety Specialist, Author of BarfBlog As the coverage of the 10 case/3 death listeriosis outbreak focuses on the expansion of the recall many are looking at the fallout and environmental and MORE »

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Eat, Grow, Live with Extension popular

COME AND LEARN HOW TO EAT, GROW, & LIVE WITH COOPERATIVE EXTENSION! On May 16, 2015, from 10 am – 12 noon, Mecklenburg County Cooperative Extension will host Eat, Grow, Live with Cooperative Extension, an event filled MORE »

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4-H Youth Volunteer Leader Training

4-H & Homeschool: The 5th “H” Homeschool 4-H Youth Volunteer Leader Training Are you a homeschool teen interested in building your resume as a 4-H Youth Volunteer Leader?  If so, join us at MORE »

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4-H Earth Day Celebration

4-H Earth Day Celebration **Due to low registration, this event has been canceled.** 4-H Earth Evening on Wednesday, April 22nd, 2015 In conjunction with our next 4-H Advisory Council meeting we are hosting MORE »

42,000,000+ Households Gardening

According to a study conducted by the National Gardening Association in 2014 more than 42 million households will grow a vegetable garden and 90% of them will MORE » – from   Gardening

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4-H 2015 Summer Fun Details

4-H Summer Fun programs run through June until August for youth ages 5-18. Join us this summer for our abundance of exciting programs! All events listed to take place at the Armory will MORE »

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Sustainable Living Series | Composting A-ZWed Apr 29, 2015
12:00 PM - 1:30 PM Where:
Mecklenburg County Cooperative Extension, 1418 Armory Drive, Charlotte, NC 28204, United States
— 20 hours away
Growing Green Kids 2Fri May 1, 2015
9:00 AM - 3:00 PM Where:
CES Training Room
— 3 days away
South Central District Activity DaySat May 2 - Sat May 2, 2015 - ALL DAY Where:
Cox Mill High School, 1355 Cox Mill Road, Concord, NC 28027, United States
— 3 days away
Youth Leader TrainingWed May 6 - Wed May 6, 2015 - ALL DAY Where:
CES/ Training Room
— 1 week away
Youth Leader TrainingWed May 6 - Wed May 6, 2015 - ALL DAY Where:
CES/ Training Room
— 1 week away
Sustainable Living Series | Sip the Harvest: Canning Juices and Simple SyrupsFri May 8, 2015
12:00 PM - 2:00 PM Where:
Mecklenburg County Cooperative Extension, 1418 Armory Drive, Charlotte, NC 28204, United States
— 1 week away
MASAP Training: LEGO'sWed May 13, 2015
8:00 AM - 1:00 PM Where:
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— 2 weeks away
Horse showFri May 15 - Sun May 17, 2015 - ALL DAY Where:
Latta Plantation Nature Center, 6211 Sample Road, Huntersville, NC 28078, United States
— 2 weeks away
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