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Stay Active This Winter

Winter 2019 has had us shivering and shaking, and the cold temperatures may have kept us indoors more than …

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2019 4-H Small Fruit Sale

Henderson County 4-H is selling strawberry, blueberry, blackberry, raspberry, and asparagus plants to support programs and awards for youth. The …

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Quilt Block a Month Classes

Beginning January 5, 2019, we will be hosting a Quilt Block of the Month as part of the Adult …

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Recycle Your Christmas Lights!

The holidays are upon us again and as you begin to decorate you will inevitably come across a strand …

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4-H Sewing and Cooking Classes

Sewing, cooking, and nutrition classes are being planned for kids! Information about the classes will be posted on the …

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Food Preservation Workshops

Learn how to preserve your garden bounty! Learn to can, pickle, dry, and freeze, as well as jams and …

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Sewing Classes for Adults!

People often ask whether Cooperative Extension offers Sewing Classes for adults. Great news! A new series of classes is being …

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Little Free Library at Dana Park

Little Free Libraries are a global phenomenon. The small book exchanges number 60,000 around the world in 80 countries …

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This comprehensive guide offers information on different grasses for North Carolina lawns, as well as …

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How to Create a Container Garden for Edibles in the North Carolina Piedmont

In this publication you will find ideas to get you started growing your own edibles. …

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Farm to Early Care and Education Local Food Purchasing Guide

There are many different ways to buy local food, and this guide provides information that …

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Animal Appetites

This educational resource for children aged 9-12 explores food preferences in animals through inquiry-based learning …

Nature's Footprints

This educational resource for children aged 9-12 explains how to identify a wide variety of …

Hunting and Fishing Sportsmanship

This educational resource for children aged 13-15 explains basic rules for being a good sportsman …

Wild Game: From Field to Table

This educational resource for children aged 13-15 explains how to properly handle, store, dress and …

Urban Wildlife: Our Animal Neighbors

This educational resource for children aged 13-15 explains how to observe urban wildlife, record information …