Through 4-H, hundreds of thousands of North Carolina’s young people learn new skills and serve their communities each year. 4-H offers clubs, special interest programs, summer camps, school enrichment and after-school child care. Guided by North Carolina Cooperative Extension educators and adult and teen volunteers, 4-H’ers gain knowledge, skills and experience that help them become responsible citizens and leaders.
Craven County Cooperative Extension will be offering a hands-on “Pressure Canning Tomatoes” class on Saturday August 1, 2015 from 9AM-12PM at the Craven County Agricultural Building on 300 Industrial Drive in New Bern. MORE »
Register for National Children & Youth Garden Symposium TODAY! Online registration for this year’s National Children & Youth Garden Symposium (NCYGS) is ending soon. Register by Wednesday, June 17 to assure your spot!Space MORE »– from Gardening
HOMELESS CHILDREN FACTS The average age of a homeless person in the US is 9 years old More than 3.5 million people are homeless every night. 2,483,539 children experienced homelessness in the US MORE »
GrandParenting Cafe Invite Flyer As part of Prevent Child Abuse Month, the Community Coalition for Craven County Children (C5) is sponsoring a Grandparent Café for grandparents who are raising their grandchildren. It will MORE »
Photos by Debbie Roos, Agricultural Extension Agent. Chatham County Cooperative Extension runs a popular Junior Chefs Cooking Camp every summer where kids ages 8-12 spend a week learning to prepare and cook food. There are four one-week MORE »– from Growing Small Farms
Get all the dirt on edible community, school and child care gardens, urban ag and growing greener, friendlier communities! Registration is open! How do you start a community garden—at church, at work, in your MORE »– from Gardening
Our partner Natural Learning Initiative has opened registration for its Growing In Place Symposium, March 5 in Raleigh. Erin White of Community Food Lab will speak about the role of design in creating diverse, healthy food systems, and there MORE »– from Community Gardens