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Cabarrus Local
Foods

Local Foods? - Check out Simply Local on YouTube. Visit our new Local Foods page supporting the 10% Campaign.

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Your Cabarrus
Cooperative Extension Staff

Your Cabarrus Cooperative Extension Staff pictured above: Front Row (left to right): Christine Barrier, Administrative Assistant Pam Outen, Famly & Consumer Sciences Extension Agent Anita Ford, Expanded Food & Nutrition Program Assistant Back Row (left to right): Beverly Bollenbecker, 4-H School Age Child Care Program Associate Robert Furr, County Extension Director Mildred Upsher, Receptionist Tracy LeCompte, 4-H Extension Agent Carl Pless, Agricultural Extension Agent David Goforth, Horticultal Extension Agent Becky Lewis, Support Specialist Minnie Mitchell-Bishop, Community Rural Development Extension Agent

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2015 Spring Plant and
Herb Festival

10th Annual Cabarrus Extension Master Gardener Volunteer Spring Herb & Plant Festival Saturday, Apr 18, 2015; 8:00am – 4:00pm Where: Piedmont Farmers Market (518 Winecoff School Road, Concord, NC 28027) This popular event boasts unique and hard-to-find gifts, plants and gardener delights from over 85 vendors from several southern states. Held RAIN or SHINE patrons enjoy the atmosphere, selections and the early blooming season found at the festival. Over a hundred Master Gardener Volunteers along with local celebrity, David Goforth will be on site to answer homeowner questions free-of-charge. For more information about the festival contact David Goforth . For vendor inquires contact Vickie Julian at vickiejo@ctc.net or call her at (704)578-9071 or (704)455-7847.

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Cooperative Extension
Spring 2015 Plant Sale

Deadline to order is Wednesday, February 25, 2015 Plants will be available for pick up on March 5 and 6 (9am – 5pm) at the Cabarrus County Cooperative Extension Office (715 Cabarrus Ave-West, Concord, NC  28027).  You will receive a reminder note prior to plants arriving.  All proceeds from the  Plant Sale provide Cooperative Extension programming support. This plant sale is a fundraiser for Cabarrus County Cooperative Extension.  All plants are grown in nurseries in Georgia or Alabama.  All orders are non-refundable. Plants do not have a warranty.   To download a plant sale brochure with detailed information about each plant variety, click HERE. CLICK HERE to place your order ONLINE. Or call 704-920-3310; weekdays; between 8am and 5pm.

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Extension Hosts Grant Writing Course!

Held Saturday, April 25, 9-1 p.m. at NC Cooperative Extension-Cabarrus County Center, 715 Cabarrus Avenue-West, Concord, NC 28027. This training is a partnership between Minnie Mitchell-Bishop of Cabarrus County and Kittrane Sanders of MORE »

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AIRE Meeting Postponed

The AIRE meeting that was schedule for tonight, 2/16 at 5:30 has been rescheduled for 2/20 at 4:30 p.m. Join us to find out more about this great career and college prep program MORE »

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2015 4-H Summer Fling!

Cabarrus County 4-H is proud to announce the new and exciting Summer Fling line up of classes and camps! Opportunities include day camps and trips covering topics such as:  Cool Crafts, Rockets, Archery, MORE »

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Gardeners WANTED!

Spaces still available for the 2015 Extension Master Gardener Volunteer Series to be held on Wednesdays, February 18-April 22, 2015, 9:00 a.m.-Noon at NC Cooperative Extension-Cabarrus County Center. Instructed by David J. Goforth, MORE »

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4-H: Visit Rimer ClubSat Feb 28, 2015 Today
8:30 AM - 9:30 AM Where:
Home of Alisa Wickliff, 6835 Cress Road, Concord, NC 28025
— 1 hour ago
Piedmont Farmers "Winecoff School Road Market" OpenSat Feb 28, 2015 Today
9:00 AM - 12:00 PM Where:
518 Winecoff School Road, Concord, NC 28027
— 52 minutes ago
4-H Clubs and Youth Programs In Cabarrus CountySun Mar 1 - Sun Mar 1, 2015 - ALL DAY Where:
Clubs meet at various times, locations and dates throughout the county.
— 14 hours away
Join ECA Clubs with Passion for Learning & SharingSun Mar 1 - Sun Mar 1, 2015 - ALL DAY Where:
Clubs vary locations, meeting times and locations. Call Pam Outen, Extension Agent at 704/920-3310
— 14 hours away
Seniors: Join Extension's Better Choices Nutrition ProgramMon Mar 2, 2015
10:30 AM - 11:15 AM Where:
Living Water Church of God, 162 North Little Texas Rd, Kannapolis
— 2 days away
Visit PHILA, Inc. 4-H ClubMon Mar 2, 2015
4:00 PM - 6:00 PM Where:
215 Gay St, Kannapolis, NC 28081, USA
— 2 days away
Extension's Master Gardener Volunteer Association Meeting/ProgramTue Mar 3, 2015
9:30 AM - 12:00 PM Where:
N.C. Cooperative Extension-Cabarrus County Center, 715 Cabarrus Avenue-West, Concord, 28027.
— 3 days away
Seniors: Join Extension's Better Choices Nutrition ProgramTue Mar 3, 2015
10:30 AM - 11:15 AM Where:
Cabarrus County Senior Center, 8615 Park Drive, Mt. Pleasant, NC 28124
— 3 days away
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