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Mecklenburg County
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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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Prudential Spirit of the Community

Mecklenburg County 4-H is a proud supporter of the Prudential Spirit of the Community Awards Being involved in your local 4-H program is a great way to be a positive force of change MORE »

4-H Youth Volunteer Leader Training

Are you a  teen interested in building your resume? Would you like to give back to your community while gaining real skills that can be used to get a job? Well you should MORE »

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Dig it! The Secrets of Soil! popular

Dig It! The Secrets of Soil May 16–August 16, 2015 There are more living creatures in a shovelful of rich soil than there are people on the planet. Yet, more is known about MORE » – from   Gardening

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

COME AND LEARN HOW TO EAT, GROW, & LIVE WITH COOPERATIVE EXTENSION! Due to low registration this event has been cancelled. We hope you will consider joining us for future events. Thanks for your 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 »

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Office ClosedMon May 25 - Mon May 25, 2015 - ALL DAY— 3 hours away
Sustainable Living Series | Sustainability in the Home Garden: Garden Like a MasterWed May 27, 2015
12:00 PM - 2:00 PM Where:
Mecklenburg County Cooperative Extension, 1418 Armory Drive, Charlotte, NC 28204, United States
— 3 days away
Sustainable Living Series | Pressure CanningFri Jun 12, 2015
12:00 PM - 2:00 PM Where:
Mecklenburg County Cooperative Extension, 1418 Armory Drive, Charlotte, NC 28204, United States
— 3 weeks away
Youth Leader TrainingTue Jun 16 - Tue Jun 16, 2015 - ALL DAY Where:
CES
— 3 weeks away
4-H Summer Fun Open HouseWed Jun 17, 2015
4:30 PM - 6:30 PM Where:
CES Training Room
— 3 weeks away
Farmers Market EBT Sign Up EventThu Jun 18, 2015
10:00 AM - 2:00 PM Where:
Mecklenburg Cooperative Extension, 1418 Armory Drive, Charlotte, NC, United States
— 4 weeks away
Health & Wellness ECA Club MeetingThu Jun 18, 2015
5:30 PM - 7:00 PM Where:
Mecklenburg County Cooperative Extension, 1418 Armory Drive, Charlotte, NC 28204, United States
— 4 weeks away
Volunteer Orientation for Family & Consumer Sciences Program Tue Jun 23, 2015
11:00 AM - 12:00 PM Where:
Mecklenburg County Cooperative Extension, 1418 Armory Drive, Charlotte, NC 28204, United States
— 4 weeks away
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