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Home Grown Gaston
2015

Gaston County Cooperative Extension is pleased to announce that Holy Angels of Belmont, North Carolina has been selected as the Home Grown Gaston community partner for 2015. Home Grown Gaston is Cooperative Extension’s annual event celebrating local foods and local causes. The event showcases delicious locally-grown foods that are prepared by chefs from local restaurants.  Festival attendees also enjoy live music and have the opportunity to meet and greet the local farmers and chefs who prepared the food.  This year the event will be held on September 1st from 5-8 p.m. at the Gastonia Farmers Market. For more information go to:  www.homegrowngaston.com. .

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NC Cooperative Extension Service

Home Grown Gaston
2015

Gaston County Cooperative Extension is pleased to announce that Holy Angels of Belmont, North Carolina has been selected as the Home Grown Gaston community partner for 2015. Home Grown Gaston is Cooperative Extension’s annual event celebrating local foods and local causes. The event showcases delicious locally-grown foods that are prepared by chefs from local restaurants.  Festival attendees also enjoy live music and have the opportunity to meet and greet the local farmers and chefs who prepared the food.  This year the event will be held on September 1st from 5-8 p.m. at the Gastonia Farmers Market. For more information go to:  www.homegrowngaston.com. .

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NC Cooperative Extension Service

Nutrition & Wellness
Programs

Gaston County Cooperative Extension provides a wide variety of nutrition and wellness programs!  Please click here for more information.

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4-H Super Summer

It's that time of year again!!  Registration begins April 29th for the Gaston County 4-H Super Summer.  Click here for more information.

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Gaston County
Extension Programs

Gaston County Cooperative Extension provides many programs throughout the year.  Please see attached flyer for horticulture, agriculture, natural resources and nutrition and cooking programs being held through April.  Please click here for more information.

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NC Cooperative Extension Service

4-H Super Summer

It's that time of year again!!  Registration begins April 29th for the Gaston County 4-H Super Summer.  Click here for more information.

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ECA Knitting ClassesMon Jul 6, 2015 Today
9:30 AM - 11:30 AM Where:
Lucile Tatum Center, 959 Osceola St., Gastonia, NC
— 2 hours ago
Martha Goebel ECA Club MeetingTue Jul 7, 2015
10:00 AM - 12:00 PM Where:
Lucile Tatum Center, 959 Osceola St., Gastonia, NC
— 22 hours away
Stampin' Up with EstherWed Jul 8, 2015
8:30 AM - 11:30 AM Where:
Lucile Tatum Homemakers Center, 959 Osceola Street, Gastonia, NC 28054, United States
— 2 days away
West Gastonia ECA Club Monthly MeetingThu Jul 9, 2015
10:00 AM - 11:00 AM Where:
Lucile Tatum Center, 959 Osceola St., Gastonia, NC
— 3 days away
Let's Get Cookin'Thu Jul 9, 2015
11:00 AM - 12:30 PM Where:
Gaston County Citizen Resource, 1303 Dallas Cherryville Highway, Dallas, NC 28034, United States
— 3 days away
Happy Potters ECA Club Monthly MeetingMon Jul 13, 2015
9:00 AM - 10:00 AM Where:
Lucile Tatum Center , 959 Osceola St. Gastonia, NC
— 7 days away
ECA Knitting ClassesMon Jul 13, 2015
9:30 AM - 11:30 AM Where:
Lucile Tatum Center, 959 Osceola St., Gastonia, NC
— 7 days away
Bel-Heights ECA Club Monthly MeetingMon Jul 13, 2015
9:30 AM - 10:30 AM Where:
Presbyterian Church of Lowell, 207 E. 1st St. Lowell, NC
— 7 days away
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