North Carolina Cooperative Extension centers — located in all 100 counties and serving the Eastern Band of the Cherokee Indians — are community resources, serving as the front door to the vast knowledge base of N.C. State and N.C. A&T State universities. Cooperative Extension helps build quality communities by training adult and youth volunteers to become community leaders, providing educational programs to stimulate community economic development, working in partnership with other agencies to help citizens prepare for and recover from disasters — and more.
Today’s agriculture offers over 200 challenging and rewarding careers, in many diverse fields. For the poster contest, children ages 5 – 18 choose an agriculture related career, research it and create a poster MORE »
October 3, 2015 Jackson Park / 10:00AM-4:00PM Free Family Fun This day-long event features both urban and rural displays, antique and modern farm equipment, live music, square dancing, clogging, arts and crafts, children’s MORE »
Fun Friday’s are being planned! Fun Friday’s are Craft and Heritage Skills Workshops that could lead to that entrepreneurial opportunity that you have been looking for, or just for fun. To kick off MORE »
In Henderson County, community involvement is as popular as ever, whether it is through Community Development or Extension and Community Association. Contact our office in Jackson Park (828) 697-4891 if you are interested in MORE »