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Randolph County
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Welcome to Randolph County Cooperative Extension ************************** Our Office will be closed the following dates in 2014: April 18 - Easter/Good Friday  May 26 - Memorial Day  July 4 - Independence Day September 1 - Labor Day November 11 - Veterans Day November 27 & 28 - Thanksgiving December 24, 25, 26 - Christmas ******************************************** Randolph County Agriculture and Farmland Protection Plan Approved by the Randolph County Board of Commissioners on June 6, 2011

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Randolph County
Announcements

Welcome to Randolph County Cooperative Extension ************************** Our Office will be closed the following dates in 2014: April 18 - Easter/Good Friday  May 26 - Memorial Day  July 4 - Independence Day September 1 - Labor Day November 11 - Veterans Day November 27 & 28 - Thanksgiving December 24, 25, 26 - Christmas ******************************************** Randolph County Agriculture and Farmland Protection Plan Approved by the Randolph County Board of Commissioners on June 6, 2011

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4-H summer adventures

Updated 5/21:
Asheboro, Archdale & Liberty Summer Fun Classes Ready for Download!

Our Asheboro, Archdale, and Liberty Summer classes are all now available to be downloaded.  We are looking forward to a FANTASTIC summer of 4-H Fun!! ASHEBORO SUMMER ADVENTURES:  just click the logo below for information and forms for our summer classes. Sign ups have already begun for Asheboro.  Please note below the classes that are currently FULL in Asheboro.  We will post as classes begin to fill up! Asheboro Summer Fun (8 & up) classes that are FULL are listed below: Art Extravaganza Kids in the Kitchen Ice Cold Fun Lego Robotics Fly Fishing Life & Science Museum Are You Army Strong? Fitness Fun Energy Architects Asheboro Summer Fun (5 - 7 yr old) classes that are FULL are listed below: Preppy Possum Junior Scientists Pottery Class ************************** ARCHDALE SUMMER ADVENTURES - open for registration on Wednesday, May 28 from 4:30 - 6:30 PM @ the Archdale United Methodist Church, 11543 N Main St., Archdale, NC - (Registration WILL NOT be accepted before May 28) Archdale informational page Archdale Class Descriptions Archdale Registration Form(To save time at sign ups you may also download the Medical/Informed Consent form & the photo release form from below) ****************** LIBERTY SUMMER ADVENTURES - open for registration on Wednesday, May 28 from 4:00 - 6:30 PM @ Liberty Elementary School, Liberty, NC (Registration WILL NOT be accepted before May 28) Liberty Information page Liberty Class Descriptions Liberty Registration Form (To save time at sign ups you may also download the Medical/Informed Consent form & the photo release form from below) Medical/Informed Consent Form (please fill out both sides) Media/Photo Release Form

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Fresh & Local
Recipes

“Fresh & Local”, hosted by Barbara Linder, shows viewers how fresh, in season ingredients from in and around Randolph County can be used in exciting and new recipes!  As an agent for child nutrition, Barbara knows how important it is for children to eat healthy, but what about the parents?  Fresh & Local gives us the opportunity to reach out to the parents and teach them that eating healthy isn't boring.  Cooking with fresh ingredients makes all the difference.  We are hoping to bring you the video episodes of Fresh & Local soon.  In the meantime,  please click on any of the food links for wonderful, new recipes used in each episode. Barbara Linder is the Family and Consumer Sciences agent for child nutrition, equine, and 4-H Afterschool with NC Cooperative Extension in Randolph County. Barbara, is also a food lover and enjoys traveling throughout the country to experience the joys of food.   From Michelin starred restaurants to quaint, off the beaten path treasurers, Barbara uses her experiences to formulate recipes utilizing the goodness that grows locally in Randolph and North Carolina.   Barbara completed her undergraduate studies at UNC Chapel Hill, her Master's in Extension Education at NC State University, and is currently finishing her Doctorate in Extension Education, focusing on International Extension at NCSU.  In addition to her passion for all things culinary, she is an avid equestrian and shows competitively in dressage. Apple[/caption] Beef[/caption] Beets[/caption] Broccoli[/caption] Carrots[/caption] Collard leaves[/caption] Eggplant[/caption] Kale[/caption] Peaches[/caption] Pecans[/caption] Pumpkins[/caption] Squash[/caption] Sweet Potatoes[/caption] Watermelon[/caption]

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Soil 101: Introduction
to Soil – Online!

Understanding soil is a basic skill needed by anyone interested in agriculture, environmental science, gardening, natural resource management, and water quality. Traditionally, to gain that skill, a person has had to pay college tuition and spend long hours in a classroom. Now, with the power of the internet at your fingertips, the NC Cooperative Extension Service is bringing a first class Introduction to Soil education to your office, dining room table, or local coffee shop. Learn more about this open online course at http://go.ncsu.edu/introduction-to-soil

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Randolph County is a United Way Agency

Did you know,
Randolph County 4-H is a United Way Agency?

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Friendship Building in 4-H

Did you know that 4-H is coordinating summer adventure classes for youth in Asheboro, Liberty and Archdale? Often the youth who participate have never met before, so attending a class with a group MORE »

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Blossom-End Rot

Summer is here and I am sure that all of your gardens are looking green, lush and beautiful. Many of your early fruiting tomatoes and cucumbers are ready to pick and have hopefully MORE »

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Tricks for a Beautiful Lawn

Summer time is here and some of you are still wondering how to make your yards as beautiful as the golf courses and commercial buildings that we see all over town. You have MORE »

2013 – 2014 Randolph County 4-H Clubs

WHAT IS 4-H 4-H ‘s inclusive clubs, programs and camps are open to all youth ages 5-18regardless of race, color, creed, national origin, sex or disabilities.  Because 4-H is a FAMILY ORGANIZATION rather MORE »

Randolph County staff celebrate 100 years of Extension

Randolph County Celebrates 100 Years of Extension

North Carolina Cooperative Extension celebrates 100 years next month! You know I have something to say about most everything. So here are my thoughts on North Carolina Cooperative Extension today and Happy Birthday MORE »

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Developing Youth AssetsMon Sep 22, 2014
6:30 PM - 8:30 PM Where:
Randolph County Cooperative Extension, 112 West Walker Avenue, Asheboro, NC, United States
— 2 months away
Utilizing 4-H Curriculum to Enhance School Age Care SettingMon Oct 27, 2014
6:30 PM - 8:30 PM Where:
Randolph County Cooperative Extension, 112 West Walker Avenue, Asheboro, NC, United States
— 3 months away
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