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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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Being a Leader

Have you started thinking about what’s next? After the pandemic, after vaccinations, after we all feel like we can …

4-H Clover

4-H Is the Constant in Change

In a world of rapid change, young people need the right mix of education and life skills to thrive. We …

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Shopping With EFNEP

Fall is upon us! Commercials advertising newly released horror movies are in full swing and the drop in temperature …

Cover photo for EFNEP Online!

EFNEP Online!

Did you know that the 4-H Expanded Food and Nutrition Education Program (EFNEP) is now offering food and nutrition …

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Breakfast

Why is breakfast the most important meal of the day? This is a question many of our youth ask …

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4-H Lemonade

I know you have heard the old saying “making lemonade out of lemons.” That is exactly what the Robeson …

Food stand and ferris wheel lit up at night

Missing the Fair

I am writing this with an abundance of mixed feelings. On Tuesday, August 11, 2020, the fair board called …

Phone with 4-H logo on screen and "Download 4-H Now App"

We Have an App for That!

We are pleased to announce that Robeson County 4-H has unveiled an app for its 4-H families and volunteers. …

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Gathering Around the Table

Life as we knew it has changed over the past several months with COVID-19 on the rise. We have …

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

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

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    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. …

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    Creating Childcare Center Production Gardens

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    Growing and Cooking Fruits and Vegetables at Childcare Centers

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