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4-H Youth Development

4-H is the largest youth development organization in North Carolina, educating hundreds of thousands of young people each year. Extension’s 4-H program is growing the next generation of leaders and equipping youth with the skills to succeed.

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Foodie Friends Cooking Class

Chowan County 4-H and FCS are partnering to offer a new cooking series: Foodie Friends Cooking Class! Join us …

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Rethink Takeout This New Year

Happy New Year’s Eve after weeks of family time you may be really wanting to order out. Ordering takeout …

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Kids Voting NC

Citizenship is one of the three mission mandates for North Carolina 4-H. According to National 4-H Headquarters (2011), Since its …

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2023 East Coast Extravaganza

Swine, Goat, Lamb, Heifer, and Steer Show March 4-5, 2023 Entry Form Extravaganza Schedule Extravaganza Rules New Location: Johnston County Livestock Arena, 520 County …

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Judging in January

2023 NC Junior Hereford Association Judging in January Date: January 28, 2023 Location: E Carroll Joyner Beef Education Unit, Raleigh, NC Age …

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Wreath Decorating Workshop

This is the 4th Annual Wreath Decorating Workshop that has been hosted by Extension Community Association and assisted by …

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Sweet Potato Biscuits

Join us and learn how to make Sweet Potato Biscuits and Homemade Honey Butter. This will be a hands-on …

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Fall Food Drive

Chowan County 4-H and FCS are teaming up to host a Fall Food Drive. When you donate seven canned …

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