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Second Harvest Food
Bank Partner Agency

Cabarrus County Cooperative Extension is a partner agency of Second Harvest Food Bank of Metrolina (SHFBM). SHFBM partners and distributes food and essential grocery items to approximately 550 hunger feeding agencies in 19 counties in North and South Carolina. Agencies served include emergency pantries, soup kitchens, senior programs, shelters and low-income daycares.

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Second Harvest Food
Bank Partner Agency

Cabarrus County Cooperative Extension is a partner agency of Second Harvest Food Bank of Metrolina (SHFBM). SHFBM partners and distributes food and essential grocery items to approximately 550 hunger feeding agencies in 19 counties in North and South Carolina. Agencies served include emergency pantries, soup kitchens, senior programs, shelters and low-income daycares.

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Your Cabarrus
Cooperative Extension Staff

Your Cabarrus Cooperative Extension Staff pictured above at the 2015 Agricultural Celebration: Front Row (left to right): Renee Goodnight, EFNEP Program Assistant Christine Barrier, Administrative Assistant Pam Outen, Famly & Consumer Sciences Extension Agent Becky Lewis, Support Specialist Minnie Mitchell-Bishop, Community Rural Development Extension Agent Back Row (left to right): Tracy LeCompte, 4-H Extension Agent Robert Furr, County Extension Director Carl Pless, Agricultural Extension Agent Beverly Bollenbecker, 4-H School Age Child Care Program Associate

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Solar Energy Property
Tax Resources

With a surge in solar power installations across North Carolina, Extension specialists have developed materials to address questions about tax implications, land appraisal and more. Solar Generation Property Taxation Solar and Wind Energy Development Opportunities: Tax Implications

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Food Processing and Manufacturing Initiative

Food Processing and
Manufacturing Initiative

NC food processing and manufacturing initiative feasiblity study released The agricultural resources, industrial capacity and research innovation assets present in North Carolina create opportunities to catalyze development of value-added food processing and manufacturing businesses, according to a joint NC State-NCDA&CS economic feasibity study released Jan. 12. One page summary of the Initiative View the Full Report

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Landscape and Color Field Day

Plants are NOT Just Pretty- They Serve a Multitude of Functions! Join us on June 29th, 2016 for the Landscape Color and Professional Field Day to learn more. To call our urban and MORE » – from   Horticulture

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Butterflies in Your Backyard popular

New and Improved and even better than before, “Butterflies in Your Backyard” has been updated and  re-released with a beautiful new cover.  Available for free on-line, both as a pdf and, for easy MORE » – from   Gardening

Preparing for Extreme Weather

  Preparing for Extreme Heat Extreme heat events can happen anywhere in the United States. Extreme heat commonly occurs in the summer; however the main season for heat waves may vary regionally. America’s MORE » – from   Community Development

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4-H Summer Fling Camps & Classes

Registration is now open for our Summer Fling Camps & Classes!  Come and get a taste of what 4-H has to offer.  Learn a little so you can then explore a lot. Summer MORE »

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4-H Camp Interest Meeting

Interested in Day Camps and Overnight Residential Summer Camps? Join us for an informational meeting about what 4-H has to offer! March 1, 2015 6:00 p.m. Cabarrus 4-H/Extension Office – 715 Cabarrus Avenue MORE »

Super Saturday When I'm in Charge

Super Saturday Workshop

Workshop designed for youth in 4-7th grade who might be home alone or in charge of others.  Great for babysitters! February 20, 2016 Workshop Fee $18 Sessions include: First Aid, Making a Sitter MORE »

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4-H Curriculum Trainings

Cabarrus County 4-H is proud to offer Low-Cost training for using our 4-H curriculum.  Curriculum is available for use by formal and informal educators and can be adapted to fit most educational environments. MORE »

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EVENTS View All
Join ECA Clubs with Passion for Learning & SharingWed Jun 1 - Wed Jun 1, 2016 - ALL DAY Where:
Clubs vary locations, meeting times and locations. Call Pam Outen, Extension Agent at 704/920-3310
— 3 days away
Visit Rimer Extension & Community Association ClubWed Jun 1, 2016
10:00 AM - 11:00 AM Where:
Cross of Christ Lutheran Church, 4500 Rimer Road, Concord, NC 28025.
— 3 days away
4-H: Visit the Barn Bums Horse Speciality ClubWed Jun 1, 2016
6:00 PM - 7:00 PM Where:
Circle K Arena, 7860 Gold Hill Road, Concord, NC 28025
— 3 days away
Visit Boger Extension & Community Association ClubThu Jun 2, 2016
1:00 PM - 2:00 PM Where:
at members’ homes or Cold Water Lutheran Church Fellowship Hall.
— 4 days away
SC - DAD - Hoke CountySat Jun 4 - Sat Jun 4, 2016 - ALL DAY Where:
Hoke County High School, 505 S Bethel Rd, Raeford, NC 28376, United States
— 6 days away
Piedmont Farmers' Market OpenSat Jun 4, 2016
8:00 AM - 12:00 PM Where:
Piedmont Farmers Market Inc., 518 Winecoff School Rd, Concord, NC 28027, United States
— 6 days away
4-H: Visit Rimer ClubSat Jun 4, 2016
8:30 AM - 9:30 AM Where:
Home of Alisa Wickliff, 6835 Cress Road, Concord, NC 28025
— 6 days away
4-H: Visit Pet Pals Special Interest ClubSat Jun 4, 2016
1:00 PM - 3:00 PM— 6 days away
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