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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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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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Cabarrus County 4-H Forum

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We are excited to offer awards and incentives for our 2014 4-H youth.  Youth can earned 4-H credits towards county events by completing project records at the end of each year. Three year MORE »


New Clubs!

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Reviving an Old Tradition

The 2015 Cabarrus County Expressive Arts Showcase will take place on March 3rd at 6:00 p.m. at the Old Courthouse Theater located at 49 Spring St NW in Concord.  We will be hosting our MORE »


Science Explorers 4-H Club

Come Glow with us!  December’s theme is Phosphorescence.  Come and join us Saturday, December 13th  from 9-11 a.m. as we explore this interesting concept.  We will meet at the Cooperative Extension Office.  For more information, MORE »

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Quilting Mothers Special Interest ECA ClubFri Jan 30, 2015 Today
10:00 AM - 4:00 PM Where:
Cooperative Extenson Services, 715 Cabarrus Avenue West, Concord, NC 28027, United States
— 11 hours ago
4-H: Visit Rimer ClubSat Jan 31, 2015
8:30 AM - 9:30 AM Where:
Home of Alisa Wickliff, 6835 Cress Road, Concord, NC 28025
— 12 hours away
Piedmont Farmers "Winecoff School Road Market" OpenSat Jan 31, 2015
9:00 AM - 12:00 PM Where:
518 Winecoff School Road, Concord, NC 28027
— 12 hours away
4-H Clubs and Youth Programs In Cabarrus CountySun Feb 1 - Sun Feb 1, 2015 - ALL DAY Where:
Clubs meet at various times, locations and dates throughout the county.
— Tomorrow
Join ECA Clubs with Passion for Learning & SharingSun Feb 1 - Sun Feb 1, 2015 - ALL DAY Where:
Clubs vary locations, meeting times and locations. Call Pam Outen, Extension Agent at 704/920-3310
— Tomorrow
Visit PHILA, Inc. 4-H ClubMon Feb 2, 2015
4:00 PM - 6:00 PM Where:
215 Gay St, Kannapolis, NC 28081, USA
— 3 days away
Extension's Master Gardener Volunteer Association Meeting/ProgramTue Feb 3, 2015
9:30 AM - 12:00 PM Where:
N.C. Cooperative Extension-Cabarrus County Center, 715 Cabarrus Avenue-West, Concord, 28027.
— 4 days away
4-H: Visit Hoofprints Horse Speciality ClubTue Feb 3, 2015
6:30 PM - 7:30 PM Where:
Scarlett Parker's Farm, 620 Archibald Street, Concord, NC 28025
— 4 days away
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