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Is It Fair?

I’ve been watching and listening to the comments since the Robeson Regional Agricultural Fair was canceled. Most folks, although …

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2021 Extension Gardener Series

2021 Extension Gardener Series October 7–November 8, 2021, 10 a.m.–1 p.m. O. P. Owens Agriculture Center 455 Caton Road, Lumberton Interested in gardening? …

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Seed Saving 101

Have you ever had a favorite fruit or vegetable and wanted to save its seed? Come and find out …

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A New Chapter

Seventeen years ago, Everett Davis introduced me as the newest Extension agent in the County; I was beginning my …

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School Lunches on the Go

With summer coming to an end and school starting soon, many of our children will be packing lunches to …

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A “FAIR” Fall Garden

I know what the outdoor thermometer says, but believe it or not, it is time to consider your fall …

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Walk With Me

This class is geared to help increase physical activity and provide motivational support through informational and activity sessions. Weekly …

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Farm to Fork: Youth Edition

Have you or your family ever wondered where their favorite foods come from, or what makes their favorite dish …

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Cooking With Fresh Herbs

Cooking summer vegetables with fresh herbs is a delicious twist on summer produce. With the Robeson County Farmers Market …

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Air Frying for Beginners

Several dates and times available – choose the one that works best for you! Explore the exciting world of air …

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Stitchin’ With Extension

Stitchin’ With Extension June 10, 17, 24, July 1, & 8, 2021 10 a.m. to noon, 3 to 5 p.m., or …

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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 …

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