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The Locavore Challenge is Coming!

Published by Lynne Mitchell / July 17, 2017

Loca…what? A locavore is a person concerned about where their food comes from and tries to only eat locally grown or produced food. The purpose of this challenge is to raise awareness about where our food comes from.

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Program Update: Tanglewood Arboretum Adult Education

Published by Erin McSpadden / July 14, 2017

The Adult Education Lecture at the Arboretum at Tanglewood Park scheduled for August 16 has been changed. The lecture will now be “Horticultural Therapy for Special Populations” presented by registered Horticultural Therapist and Community Garden Mentor Lea Nading.


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Register for Forsyth 4-H Summer Adventures 2017!

Published by Erin McSpadden / July 12, 2017

Registration is open for Forsyth County 4-H Summer Adventures! Join us as we cook with chefs, build robots, investigate a mock crime scene, learn how to sew, and so much more!

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Urban Landscaping School accepting Applications

Published by Tembila Covington / July 7, 2017

The Urban Agriculture program team at NC Forsyth County Cooperative Extension is accepting applications for the 10 week Urban Landscaping School, which will begin August 2nd through October 4, 2017. Classes will be held on Wednesday mornings from 9 a.m. until 12 p.m. at the NC Forsyth County Cooperative Extension building.


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Meat Goat Workshop

Published by Kitrinka Gordon / July 7, 2017

The N. C. Cooperative Extension. Randolph County Center is hosting a meat goat workshop.

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Cooking in the Garden, July 26

Published by Megan Gregory / July 6, 2017

Join Forsyth Community Gardening and the Expanded Food & Nutrition Education Program for a garden tour and healthy cooking demonstration!

The next ‘Cooking in the Garden’ program will be held on Wednesday, July 26 at 11:00 am at the Sprague St. Community Center Garden, 1350 E. Sprague St., Winston-Salem NC 27107. Spanish interpretation will be provided.

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