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4-H Youth Development

4-H is the largest youth development organization in North Carolina, educating hundreds of thousands of young people each year. Extension’s 4-H program is growing the next generation of leaders and equipping youth with the skills to succeed.

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4-H Photo Challenge

Hi 4-H friends, While we are all staying home and practicing social distancing, why not make it fun? Check out …

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New Virtual College Tours

Hi 4-H friends, I know that many things are being canceled and postponed during the COVID-19 pandemic, including college tours. …

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Announcement

Your safety and well-being is important to us. In compliance with Alamance County Government and NC State University recommendations, …

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4-H Plant Sale | Spring 2020

This season’s 4-H fundraising sale will feature blueberry plants and Boston Ferns! Spring Plant Sale 2020 Blueberry plants are native to …

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Wreath Sale 2019

Holidays are coming, and many of us are planning our seasonal decorations. Alamance County 4-H is selling beautiful wreaths …

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Alamance County 4-H Blood Drive

Help support our Community Service project this year by donating blood. Alamance County 4-H will be having our first …

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Spring 2019 Solutions Newsletter

N.C. Cooperative Extension in Alamance County is Springing Green! Read all about it here: Solutions Newsletter Spring …

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Annual 4-H Celebration Night!

Come celebrate everything that makes 4-H the best in Alamance County on March 8, 2019, from 6–9 p.m. atElon …

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Come Camp With 4-H!

It is time to start looking at your summer plans. Be sure to make plans to camp with us! …

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Solutions - Winter 2019

Wondering what’s happening with N.C. Cooperative Extension in Alamance County? Wonder no more – here’s your Solutions, Winter edition! Winter …

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4-H Wreath and Garland Sale!

It’s time to start decorating for the holidays, and what better way to do so than by purchasing a …

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Raised beds with a crop of kale (left) and mustard greens (rt).

Growing Cool-Season Vegetables in Childcare Production Gardens

This publication focuses on easy-to-grow, child-friendly, cool-season vegetables suitable for childcare center gardening. This is …

Vermicomposting: A School Enrichment Curriculum

This publication offers 6 lessons for a school curriculum on the importance of vermicomposting, setting …

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Raised beds with a mix of warm-season fruits and vegetables.

Growing Warm-Season Fruits and Vegetables in Childcare Production Gardens

This publication focuses on easy-to-grow, child-friendly, warm-season fruits and vegetables suitable for childcare center gardening. …

Harvesting beans from a vine-covered teepee.

Creating Childcare Center Production Gardens

This publication focuses on developing fruit and vegetable production gardens in the Outdoor Learning Environment …

Photo: Little fingers loosening roots before planting.

Growing and Cooking Fruits and Vegetables at Childcare Centers

This factsheet summarizes the benefits of fruit and vegetable gardening with children. It includes age-appropriate …

Extension Programming Models

This publication illustrates the NC State Extension Model for Program Planning and Evaluation for proactive …

9/6/19

Animal Appetites

This educational resource for children aged 9-12 explores food preferences in animals through inquiry-based learning …

Nature's Footprints

This educational resource for children aged 9-12 explains how to identify a wide variety of …