Our society’s foundation is the family. North Carolina Cooperative Extension provides families with research-based answers to day-to-day challenges. Extension educators are ready with answers on controlling household insects, protecting well-water, managing family budgets, helping families improve their eating habits, and dealing with the issues related to early childhood, parenting and aging. Visit our Families portal to access our web-based resources and learn more about our programs.
Take the pledge to conserve water! Complete the survey to identify ways that you could save an additional 40 gallons of water each day. There are indoor and outdoor strategies. Boost your county’s MORE »– from Gardening
A monthly celebration of local food + community Through monthly exhibitions, showcases, events and demos community members can explore new ways to engage with and support local food. If you are not from MORE »– from Gardening
13th Annual Design Institute: The Whole Child in Nature Register Here Designing and programming children’s outdoor environments for play, learning, and well-being. Join us and see how naturalized outdoor environments offer children opportunities to MORE »– from Gardening
The Whole Child in Nature Designing and programming children’s outdoor environments for play, learning, and well-being. Learn how naturalized outdoor environments offer children opportunities to engage with the natural world (plants, animals, rocks, air, MORE »– from Gardening
Register for National Children & Youth Garden Symposium TODAY! Online registration for this year’s National Children & Youth Garden Symposium (NCYGS) is ending soon. Register by Wednesday, June 17 to assure your spot!Space MORE »– from Gardening
POD3 Western Regional Symposium Date: Wednesday, 20 May 2015< The Natural Learning Initiative at College of Design, NC State University is offering a one-day symposium, Design for Early Childhood Health and Outdoor Learning, to early MORE »– from Gardening
Our partner Natural Learning Initiative has opened registration for its Growing In Place Symposium, March 5 in Raleigh. Erin White of Community Food Lab will speak about the role of design in creating diverse, healthy food systems, and there MORE »– from Community Gardens