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Statewide Canned Food
Drive starts February 11th

Guilford County Cooperative Extension Goal = At least 125 cans! NC A&T State University is commemorating its 125th Anniversary and the 30th Anniversary of Small Farms Week.  You can help by donating canned goods and non-perishable food items. The Cooperative Extension Program asks that you drop off your items between 8:00am and 5:00pm at the Guilford County Cooperative Extension,3309 Burlington Road, from February 15th – March 11th. 2016_Food Drive flyer *Proceeds remain in the respective communities to help feed food-insecure residents.

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Statewide Canned Food
Drive starts February 11th

Guilford County Cooperative Extension Goal = At least 125 cans! NC A&T State University is commemorating its 125th Anniversary and the 30th Anniversary of Small Farms Week.  You can help by donating canned goods and non-perishable food items. The Cooperative Extension Program asks that you drop off your items between 8:00am and 5:00pm at the Guilford County Cooperative Extension,3309 Burlington Road, from February 15th – March 11th. 2016_Food Drive flyer *Proceeds remain in the respective communities to help feed food-insecure residents.

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Local Food Guide!

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.* Local Food Guide Online Local Food Guide Printable Booklet *Please note this is a continuing work in progress and will be updated regularly.

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Back to Basics Life
Skills for 9-13 year olds

Introducing a new learning series for youth ages 9-13! These 7 week sessions offer basic skills in cooking, sewing, and money management. Classes will meet on Wednesdays starting in January 2016. Kulinary Kids – An introductory Cooking Series that will develop life skills mastery and STEM abilities for Youth 9-13 years old in the areas of: Food & Kitchen Safety  Food Preparation  Meal Planning Food Science Nutrition Dates: January 27– March 9 Time:4-6 pm RSVP to Pamela_Marshall@ncsu.edu or 641.2400 For more information on the complete series click here for a brochure.

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Stay Informed!

Did you know that Extension offers classes in Beekeeping, Horse Management, and a variety of gardening classes? We also come out in the community and give talks on a variety of nutrition, agriculture, and gardening topics. Join our mailing list and stay updated on all the great classes, programs, and events that Guilford County Extension offers! You can even choose a list specifically for your interests! Sign Up for Email Updates For Email Newsletters you can trust.

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2016 Growing the
Green Way Spring Class Series

The 2016 Growing the Green Way Spring Class Series has been announced. Topics include Planning the 3-Season Vegetable Garden, Proper Pruning, Beneficial Insects, and so much more! For more information, view the schedule below. Greensboro Schedule and Locations High Point Schedule (all classes held at High Point Public Library)

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Tax Information for Farmers

Holders of Conditional Sales Tax Exemptions, such as Beginning Farmers,  have a reporting obligation to provide copies of their Federal Schedule F or farm business tax returns to maintain the conditional Sales Tax MORE »

Piedmont Grown Fifth Annual Conference March 10th

Local Food Certifier, Piedmont Grown Announces Fifth Annual Conference: Increasing Farm Profitability through Efficiency, Diversified Markets, and Unique Branding March 10th, Hunt Library, Centennial Campus NCSU, Raleigh Piedmont Grown, a certification program that MORE »

Small Farms Week Registration Now Open

The Cooperative Extension Program at N.C. A&T observes a milestone anniversary this year, with the 30th Annual Small Farms Week (SFW) celebration, scheduled for March 20-26, 2016. A&T, a land-grant institution with a mission of MORE »

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Statewide Canned Food Drive starts February 11th

Guilford County Cooperative Extension Goal = At least 125 cans! NC A&T State University is commemorating its 125th Anniversary and the 30th Anniversary of Small Farms Week.  You can help by donating canned goods and non-perishable 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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Low Maintenance LandscapingTue Feb 9, 2016
6:30 PM - 7:30 PM Where:
NC Cooperative Extension 3309 Burlington Road, Greensboro
— 10 hours ago
Aquaponics ShortcourseWed Feb 10, 2016 Today
8:00 AM - 5:00 PM Where:
DoubleTree by Hilton New Bern - Riverfront
— 3 hours away
Pesticide Exam Thu Feb 11, 2016
12:00 PM - 5:00 PM Where:
3309 Burlington Rd, Greensboro, NC 27405, USA
— Tomorrow
Low Maintenance LandscapingThu Feb 11, 2016
6:30 PM - 7:30 PM Where:
Bur-Mil Park (Wildlife Education Center), Morehead, NC, United States
— 2 days away
Low Maintenance LandscapingSun Feb 14, 2016
4:00 PM - 5:00 PM Where:
Greensboro Arboretum, 401 Ashland Dr, Greensboro, NC 27403, United States
— 4 days away
Pesticide Training - Herbicide Use and Safety in the LandscapeMon Feb 15, 2016
9:00 AM - 11:00 AM Where:
3309 Burlington Rd, Greensboro, NC 27405, USA
— 5 days away
Healthy Landscapes - Yard First Aid Tue Feb 16, 2016
6:00 PM - 7:00 PM Where:
3309 Burlington Rd, Greensboro, NC 27405, USA
— 7 days away
Totally Tomatoes - From Seed to SandwichesWed Feb 17, 2016
6:00 PM - 7:30 PM Where:
High Point Public Library, 901 N Main St, High Point, NC 27262, United States
— 1 week away
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