Featured stories and content

FEATURED CONTENT
NC Cooperative Extension Service_Conference Listening Session_11-6-13

Extension is Planning
for Another Century of Success.

The N.C. Cooperative Extension Service has launched a strategic visioning initiative to evaluate the organization’s business model and chart a course through choppy economic waters. NCCES has seen recurring budget cuts of $20 million since 2000, resulting in the loss of roughly 90 positions over the past four years.

READ THE REST »
NC Cooperative Extension Service_Conference Listening Session_11-6-13

Extension is Planning
for Another Century of Success.

The N.C. Cooperative Extension Service has launched a strategic visioning initiative to evaluate the organization’s business model and chart a course through choppy economic waters. NCCES has seen recurring budget cuts of $20 million since 2000, resulting in the loss of roughly 90 positions over the past four years.

READ THE REST »
4-H Logo

Mecklenburg County
Activity Day

Don't miss Mecklenburg County's 2014 Activity Day Youth will be a part of 4-H Entertains, Science Fair, and/or 4-H Presentations! Click to learn more or call our office for more information (704) 336-2082.

READ THE REST »
BeA4HVolunteer

4-H Volunteer
Training

Learn more about our upcoming 4-H Volunteer Training & Orientation. Follow the link for more information or contact your county 4-H volunteer coordinator, Catherine Daniels at catherine_daniels@ncsu.edu.

READ THE REST »
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

READ THE REST »
sustainable living page

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.

READ THE REST »
NEWS View All

Listen, Look & Learn in the Garden

Listen, Look & Learn in the Garden is a free series of fun educational programs for preschool children, ages 4-5, presented by Mecklenburg Master Gardeners. It offers them the opportunity to experience and enjoy the wonders MORE »

Extension Master Gardeners Spring Plant Sales

Coming up in April and May visit three (3) Master Gardener Plant Sales with great plants (different plants at each) available at these Mecklenburg County farmers market locations: Saturday, April 26, 2014, 8:00am-1:00pm MORE »

cltcheckerssmall

Charlotte Checkers & 4-H Discount Tickets

Enjoy hockey?  Love your local Charlotte Checkers team? Then you don’t want to miss this… Home Game: Grand Rapids Griffins Sun 04/13/14 1:30 PM Get your discounted tickets today using the promo code: MORE »

Horse Industry Referendum Vote on March 11

Horse and other equine animal owners/lessors will vote across the state on March 11, 2014, to determine whether to continue to voluntarily assess themselves two dollars ($2.00) per ton of commercial horse feed MORE »

2014 Summer Residential 4-H Camp

Join us this summer, July 13-18, 2014 for our Residential Summer camp Program. Youth ages 8-14 will travel to Reidsville, NC for a week long experience making new friends, swimming, doing crafts, team-building, MORE »

4hcamp

2014 STEM/Leadership Summer Camp popular

ATTENTION: 2014 STEM/Leadership Camp This summer camp will be held the week of June 15-20, 2014 at Betsy Jeff Penn 4-H Educational Center. Participants should be (ages 13-15 by January 1, 2014). There MORE »

More News
EVENTS View All
Sustainable Living Series: Introduction to Raw Food DishesWed Apr 23, 2014 Today
12:00 PM - 1:30 PM Where:
Mecklenburg County Cooperative Extension, Armory Drive, Charlotte, Mecklenburg, NC, United States
— 9 hours ago
Master Gardener Spring Plant SaleSat Apr 26, 2014
8:00 AM - 1:00 PM Where:
Davidson Farmer's Market, South Main Street, Davidson, NC, United States
— 2 days away
Master Gardener Spring Plant SaleSat Apr 26, 2014
8:00 AM - 1:00 PM Where:
Charlotte Regional Farmers Market, Yorkmont Road, Charlotte, NC, United States
— 2 days away
Listen, Look & Learn in the GardenSun Apr 27, 2014
3:00 PM - 4:00 PM Where:
Freedom Park, East Boulevard, Charlotte, NC, United States
— 4 days away
Ask A Master GardenerSat May 3, 2014
8:00 AM - 1:00 PM Where:
Charlotte Regional Farmers Market, Yorkmont Road, Charlotte, NC, United States
— 1 week away
Master Gardener Spring Plant SaleSat May 10, 2014
7:15 AM - 12:00 PM Where:
Matthews Community Farmers' Market, North Trade Street, Matthews, NC, United States
— 2 weeks away
Sustainable Living Series: Garden Beauty on a BudgetWed May 14, 2014
12:00 PM - 1:30 PM Where:
Mecklenburg County Cooperative Extension, Armory Drive, Charlotte, Mecklenburg, NC, United States
— 3 weeks away
Ask A Master Gardener DaySat May 17, 2014
8:00 AM - 1:00 PM Where:
Charlotte Regional Farmers Market, Yorkmont Road, Charlotte, NC, United States
— 3 weeks away
More Events