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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.

Cover photo for 4-H W.A.Y. Volunteer Recognition

4-H W.A.Y. Volunteer Recognition

All 4-H W.A.Y. Volunteers are invited to the Drive-Thru Volunteer Recognition Celebration on Friday, July 17th, 2020 between 11 …

Cover photo for 4-H Pen Buddy Project

4-H Pen Buddy Project

It’s Virtual, Exciting & Fun!!!! 4-H Pen Buddy Project provides the perfect opportunity for youth to meet a Warren …

Cover photo for Take It Outside Tuesday

Take It Outside Tuesday

Warren County 4-H Summer Palooza’20 presents “Take It Outside Tuesday”!!! A great opportunity for youth to explore outdoors through …

Cover photo for Warren County 4-H Summer Palooza'20

Warren County 4-H Summer Palooza'20

Warren County 4-H Summer Palooza’20 will be offered virtually!!! Youth and families will be engaged online and offline through …

Recent Publications related to 4-H Youth Development

Raised beds with a crop of kale (left) and mustard greens (rt).

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 …

Raised beds with a mix of warm-season fruits and vegetables.

Growing Warm-Season Fruits and Vegetables in Childcare Production Gardens

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

Stirring kale and dressing for a winter salad.

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 …

Searching for ripe tomatoes.

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

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

Harvesting beans from a vine-covered teepee.

Creating Childcare Center Production Gardens

This publication focuses on developing fruit and vegetable production gardens in the Outdoor Learning Environment …

Photo: Little fingers loosening roots before planting.

Growing and Cooking Fruits and Vegetables at Childcare Centers

This factsheet summarizes the benefits of fruit and vegetable gardening with children. It includes age-appropriate …

Eat Smart Move More North Carolina: Growing Communities Through Gardens

Gardens bring communities together. Not only are community gardens a good way to get more …

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