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Shiitake Mushroom Workshop

Saturday, December 2, 2017 (9:00 a.m. to 12 noon) Registration Fee – $35 This hands-on workshop teaches the basics of shiitake …

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Cankerworm Banding Time !!!

Each spring in Gaston County, we hear the munching of new leaves as inch worms and their droppings fall …

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Protein...Are We Eating Too Much?

Special contribution written by Megan Hamrick, intern with Solmaz Institute Dietetic Internship of Lenoir-Rhyne University: You’ve read it on the …

ECA Seeks YOUR Input

The Gaston Extension & Community Association (ECA) is a non-profit community organization that partners with NC Cooperative Extension to …

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Newest Better Living Series Workshops

Check out our newest Better Living Workshops scheduled for September through December. From fall gardening tips to cooking the Mediterranean …

4H Super Summer

There is still time to register for 4H Super Summer. Registration for our 2017 4-H Super Summer Program is …

Versatility of Vinegar

Look in any kitchen pantry or cleaning supply closet and more than likely you’ll find vinegar. Throughout the centuries …

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Celebrating Our Mothers

Mother’s Day is just around the corner, a time to recognize mothers everywhere. From foster mothers, godmothers, grandmothers, mothers-in-law, …