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

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Summer Food Preservation Classes Announced!

Register now for NC State Cooperative Extension’s Basics of Home Canning; Tomatoes and Salsa and Home Pickling. Classes will be held in June and July. View the schedule and times at http://maintenance.cabarruscounty.us/  or the MORE »

Extension Teaches Grant Writing

Minnie Mitchell-Bishop, Cabarrus County Extension Agent, is teaching a grant writing course for anyone interested in understanding the process of writing grants. The class is offered Wednesday, June 10, from 9 a.m.- 3 MORE »

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“Don’t Be a Victim”

This public awareness program will be held Tuesday, May 12, 2015 at 10:00 a.m. at NC Cooperative Extension-Cabarrus County Center, 715 Cabarrus Avenue-West, Concord, NC 28027. Sgt. Sara Price and Detective Kevin Klinglesmith MORE »

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GET OUT OF DEBT with PowerPay!

PowerPay is a no cost, debt-reduction computer program that is easy to use, understand and follow. PowerPay will give you the tools to develop a personalized, self-directed debt elimination plan. Discover how quickly you MORE »

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Free Soil Analysis April 1-November 26

Obtain soil testing kit with instructions and form from NC Cooperative Extension- Cabarrus Cooperative Extension, 715 Cabarrus Avenue-West, Concord, NC 28027. Mail the soil kit and forms to NCDA&CS Agronomic Division at 1040 Mail Service MORE »

Building Susatainable Farms...

Building Sustainable Farms, Ranches, and Communities: A Guide to Federal Programs for Sustainable Agriculture, Forestry, Entrepreneurship, Conservation, Food Systems, and Community Development

A newly updated publication, Building Sustainable Farms, Ranches, and Communities: A Guide to Federal Programs for Sustainable Agriculture, Forestry, Entrepreneurship, Conservation, Food Systems, and Community Development, is a one-stop guide to find the MORE » – from   Community Development

Integrating New Audiences

The demographics of North Carolina have changed significantly during the last two decades. Although the general public may believe this change is a result of the influx of immigrants moving to the state, MORE » – from   Community Development

What is Dynamic Governance?

I attended a workshop on Dynamic Governance recently. While the concepts were not entirely unfamiliar to me, it wasn’t until I used them at a recent group facilitation that I noticed how big MORE » – from   Community Development

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Piedmont Farmers' Market OpenSat May 30, 2015
8:00 AM - 12:00 PM Where:
518 Winecoff School Rd, Concord, NC 28027, USA
— 10 hours away
Piedmont Farmers Market Rotary SquareSat May 30, 2015
8:00 AM - 12:00 PM Where:
Union Street- South, Concord, NC 28025
— 10 hours away
Basic School Age Care Training (BSAC)Sat May 30, 2015
8:30 AM - 1:30 PM Where:
715 Cabarrus Ave W, Concord, NC 28027, USA
— 10 hours away
4-H: Visit Rimer ClubSat May 30, 2015
8:30 AM - 9:30 AM Where:
Home of Alisa Wickliff, 6835 Cress Road, Concord, NC 28025
— 10 hours away
Piedmont Farmers "Winecoff School Road Market" OpenSat May 30, 2015
9:00 AM - 12:00 PM Where:
518 Winecoff School Road, Concord, NC 28027
— 11 hours away
4-H Clubs and Youth Programs In Cabarrus CountyMon Jun 1 - Mon Jun 1, 2015 - ALL DAY Where:
Clubs meet at various times, locations and dates throughout the county.
— 2 days away
Join ECA Clubs with Passion for Learning & SharingMon Jun 1 - Mon Jun 1, 2015 - ALL DAY Where:
Clubs vary locations, meeting times and locations. Call Pam Outen, Extension Agent at 704/920-3310
— 2 days away
Piedmont Farmers Market HarrisburgMon Jun 1, 2015
3:00 PM - 6:00 PM Where:
6960 Robinson Church Rd, Harrisburg, NC 28075, USA
— 3 days away
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