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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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Introduction to Medicare

Gaston County SHIIP to Hold Introduction to Medicare Workshop Will you soon be eligible for Medicare or have you recently enrolled in Medicare?  Do you have questions about Medicare and the options and MORE »

Living with Diabetes

If you or someone you know has diabetes, you are not alone. Nearly 26 million Americans have diabetes including more than 785,000 individuals in North Carolina, where diabetes is the seventh leading cause MORE »

St. Patrick’s Day Meals

With St. Patrick’s Day just around the corner, this is the time for all things green to be celebrated. Green fruits and vegetables provide a variety of nutrients such as vitamin C, folate, MORE »

Whole Grains

Take a trip through a local super market and you’re sure to find more food products featuring whole grains. In fact, many statistics show that the sales of ancient grains (such as spelt MORE »

Slow Cookers

Using a slow-cooker is a great way to prepare more meals at home, in addition to saving a few bucks on grocery costs by purchasing less expensive cuts of meat. Slow-cookers use low MORE »

ECA Pie Day

Don’t miss your chance to enjoy tasty homemade pies at the Annual Pie Tastin’ Day fundraiser sponsored by Gaston County Extension and Community Association (ECA). Pie Tastin’ Day will feature numerous pies freshly MORE »

Healthy Pantry

No matter if your New Year’s resolution was to get organized or to eating smarter, a good place to start is in your pantry. A well-stocked and organized pantry makes it simpler to MORE »

Cleaning the Fridge

Now is a good time to clean and organize your refrigerator. Cleaning the refrigerator or freezer periodically can increase its operating efficiency, extend the life of the appliance, and protect foods stored within. MORE »

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EVENTS View All
ECA Knitting ClassesMon May 25, 2015
9:30 AM - 11:30 AM Where:
Lucile Tatum Center, 959 Osceola St., Gastonia, NC
— 20 hours away
Southwest ECA Club Monthly MeetingMon May 25, 2015
6:30 PM - 8:30 PM Where:
Lucile Tatum Center, 959 Osceola St. Gastonia, NC
— Tomorrow
Scrappers Unlimited ECA Club Monthly MeetingTue May 26, 2015
6:30 PM - 8:30 PM Where:
Lucile Tatum Center, 959 Osceola St., Gastonia, NC
— 2 days away
Gaston County Beekeepers Association Monthly MeetingTue May 26, 2015
7:00 PM - 9:00 PM Where:
Citizens Resource Center - 1303 Dallas-Cherryville Hwy., Dallas, NC 28034
— 2 days away
Living Healthy with DiabetesWed May 27, 2015
9:30 AM - 12:00 PM Where:
Lucile Tatum Homemakers Center, 959 Osceola St, Gastonia, NC 28054, United States
— 3 days away
ECA Knitting ClassesMon Jun 1, 2015
9:30 AM - 11:30 AM Where:
Lucile Tatum Center, 959 Osceola St., Gastonia, NC
— 1 week away
Martha Goebel ECA Club MeetingTue Jun 2, 2015
10:00 AM - 12:00 PM Where:
Lucile Tatum Center, 959 Osceola St., Gastonia, NC
— 1 week away
You Can Can! - Basics of CanningTue Jun 2, 2015
6:00 PM - 7:30 PM Where:
Lucile Tatum Homemakers Center, 959 Osceola Street, Gastonia, NC 28054, United States
— 1 week away
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