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Learn and Earn Through Urban Farming

By Tembila Covington / June 24, 2016

For individuals who want to learn about urban food production, through urban farming and marketing

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4-H Members Attend 2016 NC Citizenship Focus

By April Bowman / June 22, 2016

A delegation of three Forsyth County 4-H members attended 4-H Citizenship North Carolina Focus, which was held in Raleigh, North Carolina. The Forsyth County delegation returned home from the three-day conference, during which more than 140 youth and adults representing 61 4-H programs across the state gathered to exchange ideas, gain knowledge and learn through hands on experiences about the importance of being an active and engaged citizen.

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‘Insects in the Garden’ workshop to be held June 30

By Megan Gregory / June 13, 2016

Join Forsyth Community Gardening for this workshop on Thursday, June 30 from 6-8 pm at El Buen Pastor Community Garden! Come learn how to prevent crop damage by common insect pests, and create habitat for beneficial insects with flowering plants that provide year-round resources. For more information and to register, please visit: or call 336-703-2850.

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4-H Record Book & Portfolio Competition Winners

By Erin McSpadden / June 13, 2016

In January of 2016, Forsyth County 4-H’ers submitted their 2015 entries to the North Carolina 4-H Project Record Book and Portfolio Competition, and over 30 students received awards for their Books and/or Portfolios!

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NC Jr Beef Roundup Results

By April Bowman / June 8, 2016

Fourteen year old earns her third college scholarship at the annual NC Jr Beef Roundup held annually in Raleigh.

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4-H Presentation Competition Teaches Public Speaking

By Erin McSpadden / May 26, 2016

Skills demonstrated by effective public speakers are also skills that contribute to a successful job interview, and comfort with speaking to a group of people is helpful in most professions. Because of this, 4-H members are encouraged to give a presentation each year in order to practice public speaking skills.

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