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NC Cooperative
Extension Service Announces Strategic Plan

The Cooperative Extension Service at NC State outlines its vision for restructuring over the next 22 months by targeting its strengths and improving access to services across the state.

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NC Cooperative Extension Service_Conference Listening Session_11-6-13

NC Cooperative
Extension Service Announces Strategic Plan

The Cooperative Extension Service at NC State outlines its vision for restructuring over the next 22 months by targeting its strengths and improving access to services across the state.

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NC Cooperative Extension Service

Mecklenburg County
Cooperative Extension

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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Mecklenburg Fall
Plant Sale

Fall is the PERFECT time of the year to plant!  Help support your local Cooperative Extension office by purchasing berry plants through our Fall fundraiser. All proceeds from the  Plant Sale provide Cooperative Extension programming support and partial & full scholarships to Mecklenburg County youth attending 4-H summer camps and teen leadership opportunities.   This plant sale is a fundraiser for Mecklenburg County Cooperative Extension.  All plants are grown in nurseries in Georgia or Alabama.  All orders are non-refundable.  Plants do not have a warranty.  For more information about plant varieties, and to order online, visit the Mecklenburg Cooperative Extension Fall Plant Sale Page.  

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Green Gifts for the
Holidays

Mecklenburg County Cooperative Extension’s 4-H Youth Development and Family & Consumer Sciences programs are partnering together to present: “Green Gifts for the Holidays” Think green for the holidays! Join the Mecklenburg Cooperative Extension as we learn fun ways to turn sustainable items into holiday gems. This family workshop is a great way to utilize the school-day-out for Veterans’ Day to jump start your holiday gift list. *Please note that minors must be supervised by a parent during this workshop. (Out-of-School Day) TUESDAY, NOVEMBER 11th, 2014 from 12 pm until 2 pm 1418 Armory Drive, Charlotte, NC 28204 Please REGISTER now! You may also visit www.mecklenburg.ces.ncsu.edu/sustain for more information!

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Sustainable Living
Series now open for registration!

Experience the joys of sustainable living! From gardening to home food preservation, the 2014 Sustainable Living Series provides an introduction into sustainable practices for everyday living.

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Help Us Improve!

Throughout the year we strive to bring you useful, accurate, and timely gardening information you can trust through the Extension Gardener newsletter, portal, and Facebook page. Please take our short online survey to MORE » – from   Extension Gardener

South Central District 4-H Volunteer Fall Day

South Central District Fall Volunteer Day Saturday, November 22nd, 2014 715 Cabarrus Avenue West in Concord, NC Cabarrus County Cooperative Extension Office Registration from 9:30a-10:00a Event from 10:00-2:00p Cost is $10/volunteer which includes MORE »

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Safe Kids Pedestrian Contest

Mecklenburg County 4-H is privileged to be a partner with Safe Kids Charlotte Mecklenburg. This is a coalition of government, health, and safety agencies; educators; corporations; and people like YOU who are interested in MORE »

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Backyard Composting

Instead of disposing of yard trimmings and kitchen scraps, you can compost them in your own backyard. Composting is an easy, fascinating, and natural way to recycle. Compost can be made from most MORE » – from   Gardening

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Choosing and Using Edible Flowers

Enjoy the Flavor, Color, and Texture That Flowers Can Bring to Food. “Choosing and Using Edible Flowers” by Cyndi Lauderdale and Lucy Bradley is available on-line for free. Full of guidance on how MORE » – from   Gardening

2014 Fall Plant Sale

Deadline to order is Friday, October 31, 2014 Plants will be available for pick up on November 6 & 7 (9am – 5pm) at the Mecklenburg County Cooperative Extension Office (1418 Armory Drive, MORE »

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Sustainable Living Series: Green Gifts for the HolidayTue Nov 11, 2014
12:00 PM - 2:00 PM Where:
Mecklenburg County Cooperative Extension, Armory Drive, Charlotte, Mecklenburg, NC, United States
— 1 week away
Sustainable Living Series: Bringing Nature Inside for the HolidaysWed Nov 12, 2014
12:00 PM - 1:30 PM Where:
Mecklenburg County Cooperative Extension, Armory Drive, Charlotte, Mecklenburg, NC, United States
— 2 weeks away
Holiday for Safety Webinar Thu Nov 13, 2014
11:00 AM - 12:00 PM Where:
Webinar, Register here and receive log in details: http://www.anymeeting.com/PIID=EA59D885854F30
— 2 weeks away
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