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2016 Sustainable
Living Series now open!

The Mecklenburg Cooperative Extension Sustainable Living Series is designed for citizens who desire to increase knowledge of food literacy, gardening and cooking skills through experiential learning. The integrated program is a collaboration of Mecklenburg Family and Consumer Sciences, Horticulture, Mecklenburg Extension Master Gardeners and volunteers 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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S A I L O R SC L U B

2016 Sustainable
Living Series now open!

The Mecklenburg Cooperative Extension Sustainable Living Series is designed for citizens who desire to increase knowledge of food literacy, gardening and cooking skills through experiential learning. The integrated program is a collaboration of Mecklenburg Family and Consumer Sciences, Horticulture, Mecklenburg Extension Master Gardeners and volunteers 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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Plant Sciences Initiative Study Report

Plant Sciences
Initiative

Plant sciences initiative could spark NC economic growth, study finds A new economic study, released Jan. 12, shows that North Carolina has an opportunity to be the global hub for advanced plant sciences research and for the application of that research to expanding agricultural productivity. One page summary of the Initiative  View the Report

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Food Processing and Manufacturing Initiative

Food Processing and
Manufacturing Initiative

NC food processing and manufacturing initiative feasiblity study released The agricultural resources, industrial capacity and research innovation assets present in North Carolina create opportunities to catalyze development of value-added food processing and manufacturing businesses, according to a joint NC State-NCDA&CS economic feasibity study released Jan. 12. One page summary of the Initiative View the Full Report

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2016 Sustainable
Living Series now open!

The Mecklenburg Cooperative Extension Sustainable Living Series is designed for citizens who desire to increase knowledge of food literacy, gardening and cooking skills through experiential learning. The integrated program is a collaboration of Mecklenburg Family and Consumer Sciences, Horticulture, Mecklenburg Extension Master Gardeners and volunteers 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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Solar Energy Property
Tax Resources

With a surge in solar power installations across North Carolina, Extension specialists have developed materials to address questions about tax implications, land appraisal and more. Solar Generation Property Taxation Solar and Wind Energy Development Opportunities: Tax Implications

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NC Community Gardening Conference popular

NORTH CAROLINA COMMUNITY GARDENING CONFERENCE Sponsored by NC Community Garden Partners Time: Garden tour Friday, 4/22/2016 4 – 6 PM; Conference and workshops Saturday, 4/23/2016 9 AM – 4 PM Location: Greenville, NC More MORE » – from   Community Gardens

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4-H Summer Fun

Youth Volunteer Leader training June 10, 2016 Description: 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 MORE »

NC Cotton Producers Association Referendum

The NC Cotton Producers Association Referendum will take place on Friday, April 1, 2016, at the NC Cooperative Extension Office at 1418 Armory Drive from 9:00 a.m. until 4:00 p.m. An eligible voter MORE »

Annual 4-H Beekeeping Essay Contest: Deadline Approaching!

Explore more about the fascinating story of the hardworking honey bee by participating in the North Carolina 4-H Beekeeping Essay contest. The essay provides a platform for you to creatively express your working knowledge and research of the craft MORE »

NC 4-H Congress Photography Contest

The statewide NC 4-H Congress Photography Contest is sponsored by the North Carolina Agricultural Communicators Network (formerly the North Carolina Farm Writers and Broadcasters Association) and coordinated by the CALS Communications at NC MORE »

Help Feed Hungry People in Our County

HELP FEED HUNGRY PEOPLE IN OUR COUNTY Donate canned goods and other non-perishable food by March 11 & be part of a statewide Cooperative Extension campaign that feeds the hungry and celebrates small MORE »

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Schoolyard Garden & Food Safety Training WebinarThu May 12, 2016
12:00 PM - 1:30 PM Where:
go.ncsu.edu/safergardens
— 2 weeks away
Preserving Jams, Jellies and Fruit SpreadsFri May 13, 2016
12:00 PM - 2:30 PM Where:
Mecklenburg County Cooperative Extension, 1418 Armory Dr, Charlotte, NC 28204, United States
— 2 weeks away
Hydroponic Gardens for Small SpacesWed May 18, 2016
12:00 PM - 1:30 PM Where:
Mecklenburg County Cooperative Extension, 1418 Armory Dr, Charlotte, NC 28204, United States
— 3 weeks away
Going Native: Landscaping with Native PlantsWed May 25, 2016
12:00 PM - 1:30 PM Where:
Mecklenburg County Cooperative Extension, 1418 Armory Dr, Charlotte, NC 28204, United States
— 4 weeks away
Residential Camp OrentationThu May 26, 2016
5:30 PM - 7:00 PM Where:
CES- Training Room
— 4 weeks away
Residential Camp OrentationThu May 26, 2016
5:30 PM - 7:00 PM Where:
CES- Training Room
— 4 weeks away
Building Raised Beds Gardens: Beginner 101Wed Jun 8, 2016
12:00 PM - 1:30 PM Where:
Mecklenburg County Cooperative Extension, 1418 Armory Dr, Charlotte, NC 28204, United States
— 1 month away
Pressure CanningFri Jun 10, 2016
12:00 PM - 2:30 PM Where:
Mecklenburg County Cooperative Extension, 1418 Armory Dr, Charlotte, NC 28204, United States
— 1 month away
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