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Barbara Worley, Ph.D.

Barbara Worley, Ph.D.

County Extension Director - Urban Ag & Community Development 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 core areas of focus on Urban Agriculture and Community Development. My PhD is in Agriculture Science Communication with research on agricultural communications and innovations, and the intersections between food and culture. I bring over two decades of work as an Extension professional to Mecklenburg County as I work to create a robust and comprehensive program to address Urban Extension issues including land use preservation, environmental issues, and economic development.

Recent Posts by Barbara Worley, Ph.D.

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Amay James Urban Agriculture Park

We want to hear from YOU! Your voice is important as the Amay James Urban Agriculture Park Master Planning Study …

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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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