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14th Annual Gardening
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14th Annual Gardening Gala and Seminar public registration begins July 1st. Mark your calendars now for this special day!              Devoted to exploring gardening practices that are              helpful to Piedmont gardeners, this year's focus will be on “Gardening Outside the Box: What’s Hot in Your Garden?” This seminar offers educational enrichment and continuing education for Extension Master Gardener Volunteers from several counties, and education for the public. Join us for this unique opportunity on September 24th to explore landscape design principles, gardening practices, and plant selection for your garden spaces, provided by experienced professionals. In addition to our featured speakers and breakout seminars, participants can take this opportunity to visit garden-inspired vendors and artisans who bring their plants and gifts together for your shopping enjoyment! Plus… door prizes throughout the day from multiple vendors and community contributors ensure great fun! Please invite your friends and neighbors! For an event brochure and registration form, click here. Be sure to register early - this event is always a sell-out!  

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14th Annual Gardening
Gala Registration Now Open

14th Annual Gardening Gala and Seminar public registration begins July 1st. Mark your calendars now for this special day!              Devoted to exploring gardening practices that are              helpful to Piedmont gardeners, this year's focus will be on “Gardening Outside the Box: What’s Hot in Your Garden?” This seminar offers educational enrichment and continuing education for Extension Master Gardener Volunteers from several counties, and education for the public. Join us for this unique opportunity on September 24th to explore landscape design principles, gardening practices, and plant selection for your garden spaces, provided by experienced professionals. In addition to our featured speakers and breakout seminars, participants can take this opportunity to visit garden-inspired vendors and artisans who bring their plants and gifts together for your shopping enjoyment! Plus… door prizes throughout the day from multiple vendors and community contributors ensure great fun! Please invite your friends and neighbors! For an event brochure and registration form, click here. Be sure to register early - this event is always a sell-out!  

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Local Food Guide
Available Now!

This Local Food Guide is designed to make consumers aware of the benefits of buying and eating local food and how to find it. This food guide is a directory to grocery stores, restaurants, pick your own farms, farmer’s market, wines & breweries, community gardens, educational resources, artisan foods & bakers, mobile markets and few recipes. It helps consumers know about the places where fresh and local foods are available in Guilford County.* 2015 Local Food Guide Online 2015 Local Food Guide Printable Booklet *Please note this is a continuing work in progress and will be updated regularly.

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Guilford County
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Our Guilford County Extension agents are regularly featured on radio and television. If you miss them live, links to the broadcasts are listed here, so check back often!

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4-H Summer Camp
Registration is Open!

Are you ready for some fun in the sun? Explore what Green Can Do 4 U, discover I Can Do That!, or build a robotic arm with Junk Drawer Robotics. For the ultimate fun, come to residential camp at Betsy-Jeff Penn 4-H Educational Center. Make new friends while learning archery, horseback riding, canoeing, and more! For complete details and a registration form, visit 2015 Summer Fun  and join us for a fantastic summer!

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Register Now for the 14th Annual Gardening Gala! popular

14th Annual Gardening Gala and Seminar public registration begins July 1st. Mark your calendars now for this special day!              Devoted to exploring gardening practices that are              helpful to Piedmont gardeners, this year’s focus will be MORE »

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Cooking in the Garden popular

Join us in the Legacy Demonstration Garden as we ‘cook up’ some fresh vegetables from the garden! Cooking tips and demonstrations, nutrition information, food samples, and recipes! Workshop instructor: Geissler Baker, Extension Nutrition MORE »

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Growing tomatoes in the Piedmont

Growing Tomatoes in the Piedmont Kimberly Hornberger, Guilford County extension Master Gardener Volunteer Intern 2015 Many people enjoy eating tomatoes, especially during the warmer months when tomatoes are abundantly available in supermarkets and MORE »

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2015 Fall Gardening Classes in High Point

2015 Fall Gardening Classes – High Point Public Library Presented by Extension Master Gardener Volunteers Class Location: High Point Public Library 901 North Main Street High Point, NC (336) 883-3660 All classes are MORE »

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Bee Friendly To Bees Day August 22, 2015

 Bee Friendly To Bees Day and National Honey Bee Day Extension Master Gardeners are partnering with Guilford County Bee Keepers and 4-H Clubs to celebrate bees. Why? Bees pollinate our gardens!!  Scavenger MORE »

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Guilford County Livestock Show August 8, 2015

Excitement is in the air about the 3rd Annual Guilford County Junior Livestock Show that will be held on August 8th, 2015 at the Guilford County Agricultural Center. The Guilford County Extension Livestock Show 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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6:00 PM - 7:00 PM Where:
Shiloh Holiness Church, Vandalia Road, Greensboro
— 2 hours away
Urban Line Dance ClassWed Jul 8, 2015
5:30 PM - 6:30 PM Where:
NC Cooperative Extension 3309 Burlington Road, Greensboro, NC
— Tomorrow
Blueberry DayFri Jul 10, 2015
11:00 AM - 1:00 PM Where:
Piedmont Triad Farmers Market, 2914 Sandy Ridge Road, Colfax, NC 27235, United States
— 3 days away
Urban Line Dance ClassMon Jul 13, 2015
5:30 PM - 6:30 PM Where:
NC Cooperative Extension 3309 Burlington Road, Greensboro, NC
— 6 days away
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6:00 PM - 7:00 PM Where:
Shiloh Holiness Church, Vandalia Road, Greensboro
— 1 week away
Cookin' in the GardenTue Jul 14, 2015
6:00 PM - 8:00 PM Where:
Demonstration Garden - NC Cooperative Extension Office 3309 Burlington Rd., Greensboro
— 1 week away
Cookin' in the GardenWed Jul 15, 2015
10:00 AM - 12:00 PM Where:
Demonstration Garden - NC Cooperative Extension Office 3309 Burlington Rd., Greensboro
— 1 week away
Urban Line Dance ClassWed Jul 15, 2015
5:30 PM - 6:30 PM Where:
NC Cooperative Extension 3309 Burlington Road, Greensboro, NC
— 1 week away
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