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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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Snacking and Cooking with Warm-Season Produce from Childcare Production Gardens

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Snacking and Cooking With Cool-Season Produce From Childcare Production Gardens

This publication includes simple recipes that childcare center cooks and educators can use to engage …

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NC 4-H Curriculum Titles, Grades 9-12

List of current North Carolina curricula titles available through your local 4-H agent for grades …

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List of current NC 4-H curricula titles available through your local 4-H agent for grades …

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Excerpt of I Am an Ecosystem Curriculum

Excerpt of the curriculum, I Am An Ecosystem - An Elementary Introduction to Microbes. This curriculum …

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Growing Cool-Season Vegetables in Childcare Production Gardens

This publication focuses on easy-to-grow, child-friendly, cool-season vegetables suitable for childcare center gardening. This is …

Vermicomposting: A School Enrichment Curriculum

This publication offers 6 lessons for a school curriculum on the importance of vermicomposting, setting …

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