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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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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
— 4 days away
Growing Green Kids 2Fri May 1, 2015
9:00 AM - 3:00 PM Where:
CES Training Room
— 6 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
— 6 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
— 2 weeks away
MASAP Training: LEGO'sWed May 13, 2015
8:00 AM - 1:00 PM Where:
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— 3 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
— 3 weeks away
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