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Veterans’ Wreaths

Bullington Gardens is taking orders for wreaths that they will place at the Western Carolina State Veterans’ Cemetery. The cost for a wreath is $15. They will be placed at the cemetery in MORE »

Unusual Fruit

Are you interested in growing unusual fruit? Here is a presentation prepared by Craig Mauney, our Extension Area Agent, Vegetables titled Fascinating and Unusual Fruit that he gave at the 2015 EMGV Western MORE »

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How will you inspire the next generation?

Become a 4-H Volunteer today and help create life-changing experiences for youth in your community!  Volunteers are needed to lead or help with 4-H clubs, teach sewing skills one-on-one with students, help with MORE »

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How do I get to go on a special 4-H trip?

NC 4-H Electric Congress Jordan Jakubielski and Nicholas Coniguliaro earned a trip to NC 4-H Electric Congress by submitting an Electric Project Record in 2014.  Annamarie Jakubielski was the Henderson County 4-H chaperone MORE »

Food Preservation Classes

Have you ever wondered how you could have homegrown fruits and vegetables all year round. Take one of our Food Preservation classes and find out how. Click here for more MORE »

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Congratulations to 4-H Volunteers

NC 4-H Achievement Hall of Leadership  Janet Ruff Gover was inducted into the Achievement Hall of Leadership at the NC 4-H Volunteer Leaders Conference in Raleigh Feburary.  Gover’s life was enriched by being MORE »

Installing Honey Bees

The North Carolina Cooperative Extension  & BRCC present an informative video on installing honey bees from packages into nukes and from nukes into 10 frame hives.  Click here to see the full MORE »

Become an Extension Master Garden Volunteer

Have you ever wanted to learn more about growing plants?  Are you interested in fruits, vegetables, ornamentals or lawns?  Do you enjoy helping others with their landscape, flower or vegetable garden or do MORE »

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F.R.E.S.H.

Members of the F.R.E.S.H. (Flat Rock’s Exceptional Sandburg Helpers) program, got to meet Senator Richard Burr while they were in Washington, D.C. to accept the George and Helen Hartzog National Park Service Award MORE »

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Recycle Christmas Lights

Leaders In Training 4-H Club in Henderson County collects and recycles Christmas lights. Since January, the club has collected over 1000 pounds of lights, raising over $210. The money raised is used for MORE »

Food Preservation Classes

It is that time of the year again when we begin thinking of preserving some of the summer’s garden bounty. Whether you’re an experienced canner or a novice at food preservation, you’ll want MORE »

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Buy Apple trees!

New variety of apple trees for sale.  Proceeds to benefit BRAG and NC Cooperative Extension Master Pomology program.  Crimsoncrisp Apple Tree Sale! Click for more MORE »

Powerful Tools for Caregivers

Are you a caregiver to someone?  If so, join us for this class covering many topics designed to give you the tools needed to deal with this important role.  Cost of this class MORE »

Power of Extension

Ever wonder what Extension Is? What types of programs do we offer? Here is the Power of Extension with a summary of programs that were presented by our Agents in 2013. Make sure MORE »

Fun Fridays! – Heritage Skill Workshops

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 »