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Fresh & Local from
Jeannie's Kitchen

Ms. Jeannie Leonard is our Family and Consumer Sciences Agent. She has 13 years of experience as the FCS Agent in Davidson County, and over 10 years of teaching FCS in Davidson County and Winston-Salem Forsyth County Schools. She has worked closely with the Extension and Community Association, and has been very active with the Extension Association of Family and Consumer Sciences. She is ServSafe and Safe Plate certified; has taught School HACCP; NC Fresh Produce Safety; Good Agriculture Practices (GAP); Good Farmers Market Practices; Cook Smart, Eat Smart; Dining with Diabetes; and Home Food Preservation Made Easy. March Madness[/caption] Spring Salad[/caption] Birthday Dinner[/caption] Pecans[/caption] Strawberries[/caption] Cindo de Mayo[/caption]

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salad

Fresh & Local from
Jeannie's Kitchen

Ms. Jeannie Leonard is our Family and Consumer Sciences Agent. She has 13 years of experience as the FCS Agent in Davidson County, and over 10 years of teaching FCS in Davidson County and Winston-Salem Forsyth County Schools. She has worked closely with the Extension and Community Association, and has been very active with the Extension Association of Family and Consumer Sciences. She is ServSafe and Safe Plate certified; has taught School HACCP; NC Fresh Produce Safety; Good Agriculture Practices (GAP); Good Farmers Market Practices; Cook Smart, Eat Smart; Dining with Diabetes; and Home Food Preservation Made Easy. March Madness[/caption] Spring Salad[/caption] Birthday Dinner[/caption] Pecans[/caption] Strawberries[/caption] Cindo de Mayo[/caption]

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2016 4-H Clubs

WHAT IS 4-H 4-H ‘s inclusive clubs, programs and camps are open to all youth ages 5-18 regardless of race, color, creed, national origin, sex or disabilities. Because 4-H is a FAMILY ORGANIZATION rather than merely a youth organization, parents are encouraged to stay and participate in the meeting, and projects. Membership is FREE! Contact Allison Walker for more information about enrolling in 4-H.  336-318-6000 ******************************************************************** Cut ‘N Sew 4-H Sewing Club • Meeting Date & Time: First Wednesday of Each Month 6:00 PM – 8:00 • Meeting locations: Randolph County Extension • Club Focus: sewing • Contact: Gwen Wright: gandrwright@yahoo.com Heels Down Horse Club • Meeting Date and Time: Haul in meetings and business type meetings as called • Meeting Location: Various • Club Focus: Horses, showmanship • Contact: Brandy Longmire: brandylongmire1@gmail.com Clever Clovers 4-H Club • Meeting Date & Time: Third Wednesday night of the month 6:30 PM • Meeting Location: Whites Memorial Baptist Church – 2930 Whites Memorial Rd, Franklinville, NC • Club Focus: Livestock, photography, science, community service. • Contact: Kim Osborne: kimosborne@earthlink.net Country Kids Livestock Club • Meeting Date & Time: 4th Tuesday of the Month • Meeting Location: NC Cooperative Extension Office, Randolph County, Asheboro • Club Focus: Livestock education (dairy, poultry) community service. • Contact: Jason and Heather Wright: jhwright627@gmail.com Crimson Clovers 4-H Club • Meeting Date & Time: To be determined • Meeting Location: Cooperative Extension, or TBA • Club Focus: general 4-H participation and community service. • Contact: Michelle Luther: michelle_leigh_1973@yahoo.com Holy Cows Dairy Club • Meeting Date & Time: As called • Meeting locations: Faith Christian School 2016 Randolph County 4-H Master Club List (336) 318-6000 or mawalke3@ncsu.edu • Club Focus: dairy science and community service • Contact: Marjie Grubb: grubbmarjie@yahoo.com Poultry Project Club • Meeting Date & Time: As called • Meeting locations: Randleman HS & SW Randolph HS • Club Focus: Animal science and poultry • Contact: Mark Walker: jwalker@randolph.k12.nc.us • Contact: Jarrett Elliott: jelliott@randolph.k12.nc.us Ramseur 4-H Club • Meeting Date & Time: As called • Meeting locations: Mt. Nebo Holiness Church • Club Focus: traditional 4-H and community service • Contact: Crystal Headen: coachheaden@yahoo.com Randolph County Teen Council • Meeting Date & Time: quarterly • Meeting locations: Randolph County Extension • Club Focus: leadership development and community service • Contact: Jody Terry: jody_terry@ncsu.edu SHARE – Homeschool Club • Meeting Date & Time: As Called • Meeting Location: various locations • Club Focus: Crafts, Community Service and educational activities/presentations from outside guests. • Contact: Leslie McCutchens slmccutchen@gmail.com Super Sharp Shooting Stars • Meeting Date & Time: Sundays at 2:00 PM • Meeting Location: Triad Tactical Training Center, 5068 U.S. 64, Franklinville, NC 27248 • Club Focus: Archery, Shot gun, rifle, archery and hunter safety • Contact: Christy Carte: bmskippy22@hotmail.com Trinity 4-H Club • Meeting Date & Time: 4th Thursday, 6:00 pm • Meeting Location: Trinity High School Agriculture room • Club Focus: Goats and general 4-H projects • Contact: Michael Harmon: mharmon@randolph.k12.nc.us Persons with disabilities and persons with limited English proficiency may request accommodations to participate by contacting Allison Walker, Extension 4-H Agent at 336-318-6000 or mawalke3@ncsu.edu or fax 336-318-6011 or in person at the Randolph County Extension Office at least 10 days prior to the event.  North Carolina Sate University and North Carolina A&T State University commit themselves to positive action to secure equal opportunity regardless of race, color, religion, creed, national origin, sex, age disability, or veterans status. In addition, the two Universities welcome all persons without regard to sexual orientation. North Carolina State University, North Carolina A&T State University, U.S. Department of Agriculture, and local governments cooperating. Allison Walker, 4-H Agent - 336.318.6000 Jody Terry, 4-H Program Assistant  - 336.318.6000

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Welcome New Randolph
County Agents!

Ms. Jeannie Leonard is our new Family and Consumer Sciences Agent. Jeannie has 13 years of experience as the FCS Agent in Davidson County, and over 10 years of teaching FCS in Davidson County and Winston-Salem Forsyth County Schools. She has worked closely with the Extension and Community Association, and has been very active with the Extension Association of Family and Consumer Sciences. She is ServSafe and Safe Plate certified; has taught School HACCP; NC Fresh Produce Safety; Good Agriculture Practices (GAP); Good Farmers Market Practices; Cook Smart, Eat Smart; Dining with Diabetes; and Home Food Preservation Made Easy. She also has a Facebook page for her recipes, etc. (click here for recipes!) ___________________________________________________________________ Jonathan Wall, the Randolph County Field Crops Agent, was born and raised in Shelby NC and lived around farmland tended by his Mom prior to attending NC State. He worked for a plant breeding assistant in college. While there he worked with wheat, soybeans, cotton, and various crop varieties. He became interested in Extension almost immediately upon taking Crop Science classes and Agriculture Business classes.  

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Randolph County
Announcements

Welcome to Randolph County Cooperative Extension ******************************************** Our Office will be closed the following dates in 2016: January 1 (Friday) - New Years Day January 18 (Monday) - Martin Luther King Jr's Birthday March 25 (Friday) - Easter / Good Friday May 30 (Monday) - Memorial Day July 4 (Monday) - Independence Day September 5 (Monday) - Labor Day November 11 (Friday) - Veteran's Day November 24 and 25 (Thursday and Friday) - Thanksgiving December 23, 26, 27 (Friday, Monday and Tuesday) - Christmas  Randolph County Agriculture and Farmland Protection Plan Approved by the Randolph County Board of Commissioners on March 10, 2014

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Fresh & Local Recipes
(Archive)

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] Tomatoes[/caption] Turnips[/caption] Brussels Sprouts[/caption] Lettuce[/caption] Corn[/caption] Strawberries[/caption] Watermelon[/caption] Blueberries[/caption] Cabbage[/caption] Cauliflower[/caption]

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Home Food Preservation Workshops

The old ritual of spring-cleaning always included getting the kitchens scrupulously clean in preparation for the canning season. This sanitary purge was intended to minimize spoilage organisms, such as mold, yeasts and bacteria, MORE »

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Pressure Canner Testing

Just as recipes are handed down from generation to generation and, in some families, so is the equipment needed to prepare them. Pressure Canners are no exception. Many pressure canners are passed down MORE »

Respirator Fit Testing

Respirator Fit Testing

Respirator Fit Testing will be conducted by the NC Agromedicine Institute.  Appointments from 9am – 12pm and 1pm – 3pm Call 252-744-1008 or E-mail Wilburnj15@ecu.edu to make an appointment Educational session offered from  MORE »

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Master Gardener Plant SaleSat May 7, 2016
8:00 AM - 12:00 PM Where:
112 W Walker Ave, Asheboro, NC 27203, USA
— 5 days away
Insurance MeetingMon May 9, 2016
8:00 AM - 9:00 AM— 7 days away
Basics of PreservingThu May 12, 2016
6:00 PM - 9:00 PM Where:
112 W Walker Ave, Asheboro, NC 27203, USA
— 1 week away
FCS Lunch and LearnFri May 20, 2016
12:00 PM - 1:00 PM Where:
112 W Walker Ave, Asheboro, NC 27203, USA
— 3 weeks away
Jams and JelliesThu May 26, 2016
6:00 PM - 9:00 PM Where:
112 W Walker Ave, Asheboro, NC 27203, USA
— 3 weeks away
PicklesThu Jun 9, 2016
6:00 PM - 9:00 PM Where:
112 W Walker Ave, Asheboro, NC 27203, USA
— 1 month away
Just Can It- Green BeansThu Jun 23, 2016
6:00 PM - 9:00 PM Where:
112 W Walker Ave, Asheboro, NC 27203, USA
— 2 months away
Freezing Fruits and VegetablesThu Jul 7, 2016
6:00 PM - 9:00 PM Where:
112 W Walker Ave, Asheboro, NC 27203, USA
— 2 months away
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