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Locavore Month is Here!

Published by Lynne Mitchell / August 2, 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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4-H Electric Congress Winner from Forsyth

Published by April Bowman / August 2, 2017

Pictured from left are Zechariah Crawford (16) and Noah Crawford (14) sons of Kathleen Litman of Kernersville and Shannon Crawford of Hickory; Austin Wise (16) son of Benny and Karen Wise of Westfield; Karen Wise, 4-H Volunteer and Wayne Huddleston, Account Manager with Duke Energy.


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Forsyth Extension Gardener Workshops Coming This Fall

Published by Leslie Peck / August 2, 2017

Learn more about gardening this fall at the Forsyth Extension Gardener workshops, presented by N.C. Cooperative Extension, Forsyth County Center.

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Commercial Pawpaw Workshop September 9, 2017

Published by Mary Jac Brennan / August 2, 2017

Come learn about Commercial Possibilities in N.C for North America's largest native edible fruit-the Pawpaw.


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Forsyth County 4-H'ers Win State Photography Contest

Published by April Bowman / August 1, 2017

Forsyth County 4-H'ers did well in the North Carolina 4-H Photography Contest. Winners included...

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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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