Gardening is among our nation’s most popular pastimes, yielding fresh fruits and vegetables for the dinner table, a cleaner environment and aesthetically pleasing landscapes. North Carolina Cooperative Extension’s gardening portal helps gardeners learn more about new plants, native plants and environmental stewardship. Extension Master Gardener Volunteers are instrumental in these efforts, sharing their knowledge of plant selection, cultural practices and pest management with fellow gardeners, school students and others.
This summer ten young ladies had an opportunity to attend the 2014 Girls In Real Life Situations (G.I.R.L.S) summer camp, an exciting six week program offered to girls in grades sixth through eighth. MORE »
Do you want to learn about local foods production and how to market direct to the public? The demand for locally grown foods is steadily increasing because consumers want fresh, nutritious and safe MORE »
Do you believe in the philosophy of living well, learning more and laughing often? If so North Carolina Cooperative Extension has the perfect program for you. The 17th Annual Aging with Gusto Extravaganza MORE »