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Barbara Worley, Ph.D.

Barbara Worley, Ph.D.

County Extension Director Mecklenburg County
Street Address: 2415 Lester St
Charlotte, NC 28208
Mailing Address: 2415 Lester St
Charlotte, NC 28208

Job Description As the County Extension Director, I am responsible for the overall leadership, administration, marketing, and staff of the Mecklenburg County Center with a core area of focus on community resource development. My PhD is in Agriculture Science Communication with research on agriculture communications and innovations, and my dissertation focused on the intersections between food and culture. I bring over two decades of work as an Extension professional in Family and Consumer Sciences, Youth Development, and Local Foods to Mecklenburg County as I work to create a robust and comprehensive urban Extension program centered around our local food system.

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Homegrown Tomato Fest

The 6th annual Homegrown Tomato Festival When? July 16th from 1 p.m.- 4:30 p.m. Where? CPCC Van Every Culinary Arts …

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2023 PCG Farm Grant Application

PCG is excited to announce five $3000 grants to award to area farmer members with funds raised by the 2022 Farm …

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Come Join Our Team!

Interested in all that a career in urban extension can offer? As an extension of NC State University and …

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