Through 4-H, hundreds of thousands of North Carolina’s young people learn new skills and serve their communities each year. 4-H offers clubs, special interest programs, summer camps, school enrichment and after-school child care. Guided by North Carolina Cooperative Extension educators and adult and teen volunteers, 4-H’ers gain knowledge, skills and experience that help them become responsible citizens and leaders.
Photos by Debbie Roos, Agricultural Extension Agent. Chatham County Cooperative Extension runs a popular Junior Chefs Cooking Camp every summer where kids ages 8-12 spend a week learning to prepare and cook food. There are four one-week MORE »– from Growing Small Farms
Get all the dirt on edible community, school and child care gardens, urban ag and growing greener, friendlier communities! Registration is open! How do you start a community garden—at church, at work, in your MORE »– from Gardening
Our partner Natural Learning Initiative has opened registration for its Growing In Place Symposium, March 5 in Raleigh. Erin White of Community Food Lab will speak about the role of design in creating diverse, healthy food systems, and there MORE »– from Community Gardens
AHA will host Dig In! again at Marbles Kids Museum on Saturday, March 7, 2015. Agenda and registration materials will be available in January. Plan to join us as we weave edible landscapes–community MORE »– from Community Gardens
Please pass on to young people who might be interested as well as teachers and parents. Horticultural Science Summer Institute, July 6-11, 2014 High school-aged youth (rising sophomores, juniors and seniors) are invited to apply MORE »– from Gardening
The NCSU Department of Horticultural Science has launched a quarterly on-line Newsletter Subscribe to see great horticulture images, learn about faculty and staff, find out about the latest research, extension and teaching as well MORE »– from Gardening
If you’re visiting the State Fair this week (runs through Oct. 27th), don’t forget to check out the Expo building and the fantastic display on bees and beekeeping! Don Hopkins, NCDA&CS State Apiarist, MORE »– from Entomology