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Walking Challenge

Virtual Walking Challenge 2020

Need some motivation to get moving? We are excited to announce the first-ever Faithful Families Walking challenge event from …

Count On Me NC

Count on Me NC

NC restaurants have opened up and many of us are ready to enjoy a meal away from home. Although …

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Handling a "Choosy" Eater

What would you do? Grace won’t eat anything green – she even refuses a whole meal if one green pea …

Local Surry County Farmers

Local Surry County Farmers Contact farms for product availability and market hours. Not all farmers listed attend local farmers markets. Bullington Farms Strawberries 336.325.2273 Pick …

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Celebrate National Volunteer Week

Want to be healthier, happier, and live longer while making our community a better place? Volunteer! We have many volunteers …

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Area 4-H Food Show

**Calling all Surry County 4-H’ers that love to cook, bake, grill, etc.!!!** It’s that time of year again…our Area Food …

Recent Publications related to Community

Conserving Working Lands: A Land Legacy Workbook with Tools and Resources to Guide Your Conservation Planning Journey

Your land is valuable to you and your family. Protection and successful transition begins with …

6 days ago

Designing Rain Gardens (Bio-Retention Areas)

This publication reviews bio-retention use, specifically the use of rain gardens, and describes design criteria.

6/23/20Urban Waterways
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Collard Greens

This series of publications provides information about how to grow, harvest, and prepare a variety …

6/22/20Grow It, Eat It
A storage container converted to a vermicompost bin.

Community Backyard Composting Programs Can Reduce Waste and Save Money

This publication describes how communities can develop and implement backyard composting programs that reduce the …

6/9/20

Eat Smart Move More North Carolina: Growing Communities Through Gardens

Gardens bring communities together. Not only are community gardens a good way to get more …

6/4/20
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Creating a Crop Maze With GPS

This publication explains how to create a crop maze with GPS (global positioning system).

6/4/20

NC State Extension Master Gardener Program Guidelines

This publication provides guidelines for the NC State Extension Master Gardener program, including how to …

6/1/20

Stormwater Wetland Design Update: Zones, Vegetation, Soil, and Outlet Guidance

These new design guidelines for stormwater wetlands focus on four design points: internal wetland zones, …

5/13/20Urban Waterways