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NC Cooperative Extension Service

4H Super Summer

Click the link below for a list of our 4-H Super Summer classes. http://www.ces.ncsu.edu/ssflyer2016-2/

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NC Cooperative Extension Service

4H Super Summer

Click the link below for a list of our 4-H Super Summer classes. http://www.ces.ncsu.edu/ssflyer2016-2/

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NC Cooperative Extension Service

Home Grown Gaston
Partner Application

We are now accepting applications for our partner for the 2016 Home Grown Gaston Event to be held September 27th at the Gastonia Farmers Market.  Click link for application: 2016 HGG Application.  The deadline for applications HAS BEEN EXTENDED until  Monday, May 2nd at 5:00 pm.

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NC Cooperative Extension Service

Better Living
Series

Check out Extension's Better Living Series for upcoming workshops scheduled  now throughout August. Please note that advance registration is required for workshops.

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Cankerworms

The cankerworm is making its appearance throughout Gaston County.  Cankerworms generally don't kill trees, but may drain a tree of some of its energy and may make it weaker. Cankerworm[/caption] .

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Making Sense of Added Sugar

It’s probably no surprise to most folks that Americans consume too much added sugar.  In fact, data shows that we consume about 20 teaspoons of added sugar per day.  That’s more than double MORE »

Comfort Food Healthy Makeovers

There’s nothing like the taste of comfort foods to bring warmth to a cold winter’s day. Unfortunately, the rich and creamy tastes of these foods often contain extra calories, fat, sodium, and added MORE »

Highland Community Garden

Getting connected with community gardens

Community gardens have become a growing trend across the country. Not only do community gardens connect individuals to the land and to the food, but also provide a connection to the community.  Typically, MORE »

Grilling Tips for the Fourth

The Independence Day weekend is a perfect time to enjoy outdoor grilling. Use these healthy grilling tips to keep your holiday cookout both safe and delicious: Clean.  Start with a clean grill surface. MORE »

Blackberries: The Fresh Taste of Summer

One of the things I love about summer is blackberries. For me this berry is a hallmark of summer…blackberry jam, blackberry pie, and my favorite – fresh plain blackberries. Not only are blackberries MORE »

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 »

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Pat Knoechel's 2016 Trunk ShowSun May 1, 2016
2:00 PM - 4:00 PM Where:
Lucile Tatum Homemakers Center, 959 Osceola St, Gastonia, NC 28054, United States
— 2 days away
Matter of BalanceMon May 2, 2016 @ 9:30 AM -
Thu May 26, 2016 @ 11:30 AM Where:
Lucile Tatum Homemakers Center, 959 Osceola St, Gastonia, NC 28054, United States
— 3 days away
ECA Knitting ClassMon May 2, 2016
9:30 AM - 11:30 AM Where:
Lucile Tatum Center, 959 Osceola St., Gastonia, NC
— 3 days away
Matter of BalanceMon May 2, 2016
9:30 AM - 11:30 AM Where:
Lucile Tatum Homemakers Center, 959 Osceola St, Gastonia, NC 28054, United States
— 3 days away
Martha Goebel ECA Club MeetingTue May 3, 2016
10:00 AM - 12:00 PM Where:
Lucile Tatum Center, 959 Osceola St., Gastonia, NC
— 4 days away
Home Canning BasicsTue May 3, 2016
6:00 PM - 7:30 PM Where:
Lucile Tatum Homemakers Center, 959 Osceola St, Gastonia, NC 28054, United States
— 4 days away
Living HealthyWed May 4, 2016
9:00 AM - 11:30 AM Where:
Lucile Tatum Homemakers Center, 959 Osceola St, Gastonia, NC 28054, United States
— 5 days away
Matter of BalanceThu May 5, 2016
9:30 AM - 11:30 AM Where:
Lucile Tatum Homemakers Center, 959 Osceola St, Gastonia, NC 28054, United States
— 6 days away
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