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2015 Growing the
Green Way Fall Class Series

The 2015 Growing the Green Way Fall Class Series has been announced.  Learn techniques and tips to improve your lawn, extend your fall harvest, and more! For more information, view the schedules below. Greensboro Schedule and Locations

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2015 Growing the
Green Way Fall Class Series

The 2015 Growing the Green Way Fall Class Series has been announced.  Learn techniques and tips to improve your lawn, extend your fall harvest, and more! For more information, view the schedules below. Greensboro Schedule and Locations

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13th Annual Passalong
Plant Sale

Save the dates of May 8 and May 9: it’s time for the Guilford County Extension Master Gardener Volunteers’ 13th Annual Passalong Plant Sale and Festival. From 9AM to 3PM on May 8 and from 9AM to 12noon on May 9, a wide variety of plants will be for sale on the grounds of the Guilford County Agricultural Center, 3309 Burlington Road, Greensboro, NC 27405.

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Family Gardening
Festival April 25th

Join us for the Family Gardening Festival and Accept the Challenge! Saturday, April 25, 2015 10:00am - 2:00pm Demonstration Garden, NC Cooperative Extension3309 Burlington Road, Greensboro  Learning Stations Include: ¨  Proper pruning and care of pruning equipment. ¨  Square foot gardening. ¨ Composting and vermicomposting. ¨ Plants that attract pollinators and work well in container plantings.                           Accept the Challenge!           The Cooperative Extension is seeking at least 50 families to accept the challenge of growing their own vegetables. The first 50 participating families will receive a free starter plant to take home for their new garden!                           Great hands-on fun for kids: * Face painting. * Seed-starting. * Butterfly-themed crafts. * See worms in action through vermicomposting! For a printable flyer, click here.

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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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Family Gardening Festival Saturday, April 25 popular

Join us for the Family Gardening Festival and Accept the Challenge! Saturday, April 25, 2015 10:00am – 2:00pm Demonstration Garden, NC Cooperative Extension3309 Burlington Road, Greensboro  Learning Stations Include: ¨  Proper pruning and MORE »

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Fashion Design Summer Camp Option!

We have added 2 Fashion Design camps! High School: July 13th – 17th Middle School: July 20th – 24th High School campers will have the opportunity to serve as mentors for the Middle MORE »

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4-H Camp Scholarship available

Announcing a Scholarship opportunity for this summer Fur, Fish and Game Rendezvous Camp at the Millstone 4-H Camp for this summer.  These scholarships are provided by NC The Wilderness Society in honor of Susan MORE »

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Guilford County Farmers Markets & Roadside Stands

Looking to buy farm fresh and support local foods? Follow these links for the most updated listings of roadside markets and farmers markets in Guilford County. 2015 Guilford County Farmers Markets (online listing) 2015 Guilford MORE »

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Guilford County Local Farms Survey

Are you a Guilford County farmer who would like to be added to our Guilford County Local Farms and Foods listing? Click here to take The Guilford County Local Farms MORE »

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Updated VAD Brochure and Application

Agricultural Districts Promote the Pride and Tradition of Guilford County Agriculture Guilford County’s Agricultural District Programs enhance the identity of the agricultural community by encouraging the voluntary preservation and protection of farmland from MORE »

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Planting Corn Late in 2015

The question has come up again as it did in 2014.  When is it too late to plant corn? Here is a little handout to help with that question.  To cut to the 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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Family Gardening FestivalSat Apr 25, 2015 Today
10:00 AM - 2:00 PM Where:
Demonstration Garden, 3309 Burlington Rd. Greensboro NC 27405
— 3 hours away
Fire Safety DaySat Apr 25, 2015 Today
11:00 AM - 1:00 PM Where:
Piedmont Triad Farmers Market, 2914 Sandy Ridge Road, Colfax, NC 27235, United States
— 4 hours away
[ProNR] Emergency Planning Webinar Thu Apr 30, 2015
12:00 PM - 1:00 PM Where:
www.forestrywebinars.net
— 5 days away
NC Casi Chili ChampionshipSat May 2, 2015
10:00 AM - 3:00 PM Where:
Piedmont Triad Farmers Market, 2914 Sandy Ridge Road, Colfax, NC 27235, United States
— 1 week away
20th Year Anniversary CelebrationSat May 9 - Sat May 9, 2015 - ALL DAY Where:
Piedmont Triad Farmers Market, 2914 Sandy Ridge Road, Colfax, NC 27235, United States
— 2 weeks away
Got to Be NC FestivalFri May 15, 2015
12:00 PM - 10:00 PM Where:
NC State Fairgrounds 1025 Blue Ridge Road Raleigh, NC 27607
— 3 weeks away
Got to Be NC FestivalSat May 16, 2015
9:00 AM - 10:00 PM Where:
North Carolina State Fairgrounds 1025 Blue Ridge Road Raleigh, NC 27607
— 3 weeks away
Got to Be NC FestivalSun May 17, 2015
10:00 AM - 8:00 PM Where:
North Carolina State Fairgrounds 1025 Blue Ridge Road Raleigh, NC 27607
— 3 weeks away
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