North Carolina Cooperative Extension centers — located in all 100 counties and serving the Eastern Band of the Cherokee Indians — are community resources, serving as the front door to the vast knowledge base of N.C. State and N.C. A&T State universities. Cooperative Extension helps build quality communities by training adult and youth volunteers to become community leaders, providing educational programs to stimulate community economic development, working in partnership with other agencies to help citizens prepare for and recover from disasters — and more.
Mark your calendars now to join N.C. Cooperative Extension for two centennial celebrations May 19 and 20. Extension employees, as well as county stakeholders and partners are invited to attend. The Extension Centennial MORE »– from NC Cooperative Extension Centennial
The Farm at Penny Lane is a 40-acre therapeutic center near Pittsboro NC for people with mental illness. People can work on recovery here through horticultural therapy and other programs. Founded by Thava MORE »– from Therapeutic Horticulture
MOTHER EARTH NEWS FAIRS features practical, hands-on demos and workshops on renewable energy,small-scale agriculture,gardening,green building and more. The fair will take place at the Western North Carolina Agricultural Center in Asheville, N.C. on MORE »– from Community Gardens
Fifth Annual Community Garden and Urban Ag Summit, March 8th, 8:30 AM to 1:00 PM Marbles Museum, Raleigh, NC Click on the image for all the details on the agenda, speakers, educational booths and an optional urban MORE »– from Gardening
NCSU Graduate Student Amy Borsay is studying Landscape Design in Horticulture Therapy Gardens geared toward Wounded Warriors. See her Poster synthesizing her review of the MORE »– from Therapeutic Horticulture
We communicate through the NCSU Therapeutic-Hort listserve so if you haven’t already subscribed, please do that now: Subscribe: Send messages to: Therapeutic-Hort@lists.ncsu.edu. You must be subscribed to MORE »– from Therapeutic Horticulture