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Local Foodstorm
Friday March 27

Save the date for.... LOCAL FOODSTORM A brainstorm about local food in Greensboro Students, faculty, and community members across Greensboro are invited to FOODSTORM - a local brainstorm about Greensboro's food needs. On March 27th, 2015, UNCG will host the FOODSTORM event from 12-3 PM at the Gatewood Studio Arts Building [3rd Floor studios]. The purpose of the event is to host interdisciplinary conversations about local food needs and then to catalyze action just in time to gear up for the 2015 growing season! How will it work? This event will feature organizations that are currently working on some piece of the local food system puzzle. These organizations will each present one thought-provoking question or issue they face. Attendees will then be invited to select an organization and join a small group conversation on the question posed by that organization. Each organization will also be encouraged to offer pathways for event attendees to join volunteer efforts after the Foodstorm event is over. There will be food trucks, awesome people, and many ways to get involved. Stay tuned for more details! Participating organizations already include: The City of Greensboro Ethnosh The Greensboro Farmers Curb Market The City Oasis Project at Warnersville The Mobile Oasis Mobile Farmers Market The Guilford Food Council The event is free and open to the public, and you can contact Laura Cole at lbsmith5@uncg.edu or Marianne LeGreco at melegrec@uncg.edu. If you are a local food organization seeking involvement, please contact Laura or Marianne about adding your organization to the list above. RSVP HERE! SHARE THIS EVENT ON FACEBOOK FOODSTORM is part of UNCG's 2015 Ashby Dialogue on “Localization in a Global World." The dialogues are dedicated to understanding both local and global pathways to community resilience.

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local foodstorm

Local Foodstorm
Friday March 27

Save the date for.... LOCAL FOODSTORM A brainstorm about local food in Greensboro Students, faculty, and community members across Greensboro are invited to FOODSTORM - a local brainstorm about Greensboro's food needs. On March 27th, 2015, UNCG will host the FOODSTORM event from 12-3 PM at the Gatewood Studio Arts Building [3rd Floor studios]. The purpose of the event is to host interdisciplinary conversations about local food needs and then to catalyze action just in time to gear up for the 2015 growing season! How will it work? This event will feature organizations that are currently working on some piece of the local food system puzzle. These organizations will each present one thought-provoking question or issue they face. Attendees will then be invited to select an organization and join a small group conversation on the question posed by that organization. Each organization will also be encouraged to offer pathways for event attendees to join volunteer efforts after the Foodstorm event is over. There will be food trucks, awesome people, and many ways to get involved. Stay tuned for more details! Participating organizations already include: The City of Greensboro Ethnosh The Greensboro Farmers Curb Market The City Oasis Project at Warnersville The Mobile Oasis Mobile Farmers Market The Guilford Food Council The event is free and open to the public, and you can contact Laura Cole at lbsmith5@uncg.edu or Marianne LeGreco at melegrec@uncg.edu. If you are a local food organization seeking involvement, please contact Laura or Marianne about adding your organization to the list above. RSVP HERE! SHARE THIS EVENT ON FACEBOOK FOODSTORM is part of UNCG's 2015 Ashby Dialogue on “Localization in a Global World." The dialogues are dedicated to understanding both local and global pathways to community resilience.

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We would like to know how well our programming meets your needs. Please complete this brief survey, as your responses will help us better serve the community. Access a hard copy survey to be printed and mailed to: Customer Survey 3309 Burlington Rd Greensboro, NC 27405 Or complete the survey online. Your feedback is important to us.               Thank you for your time!

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Master Gardener
Hotline

Need to identify a weed? Pruning a Crape Myrtle? Installing a new garden bed? If you have gardening questions, our Extension Master Gardener Volunteers have the answer!                                Call our Master Gardener Hotline 336-641-2404            Mon - Fri  9am - noon and 1 -4pm. Or stop by and talk to a Master Gardener in person, we'd love to see you!

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A Body of Results

An awesome new seminar designed for real results! Featuring: Exercise Specialist & Wellness Coach Hermene Westmoreland and Nutrition Educator Geissler Baker. Four-part series focusing on: ¨  Healthy cooking tips ¨  Economical meal ideas ¨  Weight loss strategies that work ¨  Nutrition information ¨  Long-term weight maintenance Tuesdays, March 10th - 31st          5:30 –6:30pm NC Cooperative Extension  3309 Burlington Road, Greensboro For More Information and a Registration Form click here.

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Spring 2015 Growing
the Green Way Series

The Spring 2015 Gardening Classes are open! Learn how to plan a 3-season vegetable garden, proper pruning, native plants, and more! Classes are free but pre-registration is required. Greensboro Class Schedule Click Here High Point Class Schedule Click here

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GET WILD IN YOUR GARDEN

GET WILD IN YOUR GARDEN By Jo Ann Shaw, Guilford County (NC), Extension Master Gardener Get wild in your home garden–with wildflowers, of course! What did you think I meant? Wildflowers are a MORE »

SNAP EBT Farmer’s Market Sign-Up Event

SNAP EBT Farmer’s Market Sign-Up Event A collaborative effort between USDA/FNS, MarketLink, & State Agencies for Agriculture and SNAP Guilford County Extension Center 3309 Burlington Road Greensboro, NC Friday, April 24, 2015 11:00 MORE »

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Local Foodstorm

Save the date for…. LOCAL FOODSTORM A brainstorm about local food in Greensboro Students, faculty, and community members across Greensboro are invited to FOODSTORM - a local brainstorm about Greensboro’s food needs. On March 27th, 2015, UNCG will host the FOODSTORM event from 12-3 MORE »

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NCDA&CS restaurant contest

New NCDA&CS restaurant contest to highlight best of North Carolina on local menus RALEIGH – The N.C. Department of Agriculture and Consumer Services is launching a new contest for restaurants that use locally MORE »

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Organic Strawberry Field & High Tunnel Demonstration

Organic Strawberry Field & High Tunnel Demonstration Date: Thursday, April 2 Time 3:00 – 5:30 pm Location: CEFS – Small Farm Unit, Old Smithfield Road, Goldsboro, NC 27530 (Behind the O’Berry Center) Registration: FREE – but MORE »

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Customer Satisfaction Survey

We would like to know how well our programming meets your needs. Please complete this brief survey, as your responses will help us better serve the community. Access a hard copy survey to MORE »

2015 Got to Be NC Festival

Join your friends and family for three great days of down-home celebration North Carolina-style at the 2015 Got to Be NC Festival at the NC State Fairgrounds. Hours Festival Gate Hours Friday:  Noon -10 p.m.  Saturday:  9 MORE »

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A New Program Now Being Offered

The A.S.P.I.R.E. program is designed to bridge deficits in rural high school students’ performance on the ACT College Entrance Examination in order to increase the number of students pursuing higher education. This is MORE » – from   Poultry 4-H & Youth

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TOTALLY TOMATOES - ALL ABOUT OUR FAVORITE FRUITSun Mar 29, 2015
4:00 PM - 5:00 PM Where:
Greensboro Arboretum, 401 Ashland Dr, Greensboro, NC 27403, United States
— 2 days away
Containers for Curb AppealTue Mar 31, 2015
6:30 PM - 7:30 PM Where:
3309 Burlington Rd, Greensboro, NC 27405, USA
— 4 days away
Containers for Curb AppealWed Apr 1, 2015
6:30 PM - 7:30 PM Where:
Kathleen Clay Edwards Library, 1420 Price Park Dr, Greensboro, NC 27410, United States
— 5 days away
"V" Class Pesticide Meeting - Label Review and Weed Management in PasturesTue Apr 7, 2015
6:30 PM - 8:30 PM Where:
NC Cooperative Extension 3309 Burlington Rd., Greensboro, NC 27405
— 2 weeks away
Containers for Curb AppealThu Apr 9, 2015
6:30 PM - 7:30 PM Where:
Bur-Mil Park, 5834 Bur-Mill Club Rd, Greensboro, NC 27410, United States
— 2 weeks away
Gourd DaySat Apr 11, 2015
9:00 AM - 3:00 PM Where:
Piedmont Triad Farmers Market, 2914 Sandy Ridge Road, Colfax, NC 27235, United States
— 2 weeks away
Containers for Curb AppealSun Apr 12, 2015
4:00 PM - 5:00 PM Where:
Greensboro Arboretum, 401 Ashland Dr, Greensboro, NC 27403, United States
— 2 weeks away
BACKYARD HABITAT: GARDENING WITH (AND IN SPITE OF) WILDLIFETue Apr 14, 2015
6:30 PM - 7:30 PM Where:
3309 Burlington Rd, Greensboro, NC 27405, USA
— 3 weeks away
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