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Cane Creek Park, Parks in Union County, Parks Near Charlotte, Family Friendly Activities Near Charlotte

Cane Creek Park

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How to Shop Sustainably

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Sweet Spread Canning Short Course

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We Grow Union County - Spring 2022

Springing Into Extension

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Enjoy the Outdoors

In the last two decades, childhood has moved indoors. The average American child spends as few as 30 minutes …

How to Grow Herbs at Home, Growing Herbs, Herbs, Homesteading, Union County, North Carolina, Living in NC

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Canning Season Is Here!

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April 1 4-H School Supply Drive Wingate Community Garden Opening April 2 Union County Farmers Market Spring Opening Young Child Celebration at Parks Williams April …

Farmers Market Near Me, Fresh Produce Near Me, We Grow Union County, Farmers Market Charlotte, Charlotte NC, North Carolina,

Shopping Local for Fresh Produce

Farmers Markets are packed with fresh fruits and vegetables. While I enjoy the offerings of a Farmer’s Market, there …

Small Farms in Union County, North Carolina Small Farms, Small Farmers, Support Local, Shop Local, NC Cooperative Extension, How to Grow Vegetables, How to Farm in NC, How to Start a Farm, How to Become a Farmer, North Carolina Growers, North Carolina, Kylie Jenner, Kim Kardashian, Arizona, March Madness, PGA, Charlotte, North Carolina,

Small Farms Week

This week, March 21 – 26, is Small Farms Week at North Carolina A&T State University and we, at …

Garden Bed Rental, Charlotte NC, Union County

Wingate Community Garden Beds

Did you know that you can rent a raised garden bed to grow your own garden this summer? The Wingate …

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Come search for a wayward leprechaun in the Children’s Garden at the Union County Extension Ag Center on Saturday, …

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Women in Stem

March is recognized as International Women’s Month. I wanted to bring light to women in STEM careers and Union …

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Lespedeza Broom

Thomas Jefferson Washington Broom (T.J.W. Broom) was a home-grown Union County boy. He was born in Union County in …

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Happy National Nutrition Month!

There’s nothing like March that brings warm weather, growing plants, and celebrating healthy eating habits! March is National Nutrition …

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World Yoga Day

Did you know today is world yoga day? When many people think of yoga, they think of a good …

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