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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_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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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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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 »

4-H Partners with NCA&T Student Internship Program

August 25th, 2014 This summer Mecklenburg County Cooperative Extension got the pleasure of working with North Carolina A&T State University’s Student Internship Program. The intern reported to the county the first week of MORE »

4-H Mini Chefs Summer Nutrition Program

August 15th, 2014 This summer Mecklenburg County 4-H hosted a Mini Chef and Nutrition workshop for youth. During this workshop youth learned about nutrition, health, and science. They visited the demonstration garden to MORE »

4-H Summer Fun with LEGOs!

August 12th, 2014 Youth, ages 5-9, participated in a free 4-H Lego summer workshop. During this two day workshop youth participated in build challenges, played Lego Bingo, played Life of George, and made MORE »

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Ask A Master Gardener DaySat Oct 25, 2014 Today
8:00 AM - 1:00 PM Where:
Davidson Farmer's Market, South Main Street, Davidson, NC, United States
— 6 hours away
Listen, Look & Learn in the GardenSun Oct 26, 2014
3:00 PM - 4:00 PM Where:
Freedom Park, East Boulevard, Charlotte, NC, United States
— 2 days away
Better Food, Better Health (Cancelled)Tue Oct 28, 2014
1:00 PM - 2:00 PM Where:
Bette Rae Thomas Recreation Center, 2921 Tuckaseegee Rd, Charlotte, NC 28208, United States
— 3 days away
Extension & Community Association Open HouseThu Oct 30, 2014
5:30 PM - 6:20 PM Where:
Mecklenburg County Cooperative Extension, 1418 Armory Dr, Charlotte, NC 28204, United States
— 6 days away
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
— 2 weeks 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
— 3 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
— 3 weeks away
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