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The Giving Closet provides free clothes for ages 0-5 and maternity clothes for Durham County families with children ages birth to 5 years old. Baby equipment may also be available. Families may attend four times during the program year. www.welcomebaby.org
Contact: Carnetta Green (919) 560-7150
cgreen@dconc.gov

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455 Caton Rd, Lumberton, NC 28360, USA 455 Caton Rd, Lumberton, NC 28360, USA Robeson County Center 12 hours away
Description: 2018 CANNING COLLEGE


FOOD PRESERVATION 101

101A - Intro to Water Bath and Pressure Canning

Thursday, April 26, 5:00 - 7:30 p.m.

101B - Intro to Jams and Jellies, Pickling, Freezing, and Dehydrating

Thursday, May 3, 5:00 - 7:30 p.m.

You can learn the basics of home food preservation methods.Through a series of two classes, learn the ins and outs of jams and jellies,pickling, water bath canning, pressure canning, freezing, and dehydrating. These introductory classes teach the techniques behind the different preservation processes and are REQUIRED before taking the hands-on class.

The registration fee is $20 (nonrefundable; check or money order ONLY, made payable to Robeson County Cooperative Extension) for both 101classes and covers food preservation handouts and a Ball Blue Book Guide to Preserving.The registration form and fee must be received at the Extension Center, in person or by mail, NO LATER THAN APRIL 23. Registration and fee mailed to Cooperative Extension, P. O. Box 2280, Lumberton, N.C. 28359.


You can find a printable copy of the registration form under the Food safety & Processing section on the Extension website or by clicking the following link  https://robeson.ces.ncsu.edu/wp-content/uploads/2018/04/FILLABLE2018CanningCollege_RegForm.pdf?fwd=no

HANDS-ON CLASSES

Jams and Jellies

Thursday, May 31, 5:00 - 8:30 p.m.

Deadline to register is May 28.

Pickling

Thursday, June 21, 5:00 - 8:30 p.m.

Deadline to register is June 18.

Pressure Canning

Thursday, July 26, 5:00 - 8:30 p.m.

Deadline to register is July 23.

Overcome the fear of home canning. There is no registration fee, but please call at least three days prior to the class to secure a spot and allow time to purchase necessary supplies. There is no charge for the hands-on classes.

The minimum number of participants needed to hold each class(101 and hands-on) is five (maximum of 20); less than five will result in the cancellation of the class. For more information, contact Janice Fields, Extension Family and Consumer Sciences Agent, at 910-671-3276 or janice_fields@ncsu.edu.Accommodation requests related to a disability should be made to Cooperative Extension by calling 910-671-3276 no later than five business days prior to the event.

Jun 21 Thu
455 Caton Rd, Lumberton, NC 28360, USA 455 Caton Rd, Lumberton, NC 28360, USA Robeson County Center Tomorrow
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Topics include fundamentals of mixing and loading pesticides, reducing spray drift, sprayer nozzle selection, and calibration.  Training will be in category X for farmers needing credit for private applicator recertification and in categories A, B, D, G, H, I, K, L, M, N, O, and T for dealers and commercial applicators. (3 hours credit)
 
For more information or to register for these trainings, contact Mac Malloy at 910-671-3276 or mac_malloy@ncsu.edu.  Accommodation requests related to a disability should be made at least seven days prior to the training by calling Cooperative Extension at 910-671-3276.
Jun 22 Fri
455 Caton Rd, Lumberton, NC 28360, USA 455 Caton Rd, Lumberton, NC 28360, USA Robeson County Center Tomorrow
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Topics include proper PPE selection, use, and care; differences in respiratory protection devices; and proper decontamination of PPE and application equipment as well as proper pesticide container recycling.   Training will be in category X for farmers needing credit for private applicator recertification and in categories A, B, D, G, H, I, K, L, M, N, O, and T for dealers and commercial applicators. (3 hours credit)
 
For more information or to register for these trainings, contact Mac Malloy at 910-671-3276 or mac_malloy@ncsu.edu.  Accommodation requests related to a disability should be made at least seven days prior to the training by calling Cooperative Extension at 910-671-3276.
Jun 22 Fri
2 days away
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Join Extension staff and Master Gardeners in celebrating our pollinators at the Robeson County Farmers Market Saturday June 23. The market is located at the corner of Elm and 8th St., downtown Lumberton. We will have kid friendly activities, seed giveaways and resources to help you secure plants that are popular with pollinators. See you at the market!

Jun 23 Sat
455 Caton Rd, Lumberton, NC 28360, USA 455 Caton Rd, Lumberton, NC 28360, USA Robeson County Center 4 days away
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Ages 9 - 13

Cost:  $80

Does your child love animals?  This is the camp for them.  Campers will get hands-on with animals as large as a horse and as small as a turtle. We will explore farm animals, companion animals, and even reptiles.  The cost includes lunches, two snacks a day, supplies, and field trips.  Limit 12 Youth

To register, come by ouroffice to complete the registration form, sign up for the programs you wish toparticipate in, and pay the fee (check or money order ONLY).  Registration will be handled on a first come,first served basis and will only be accepted upon receipt of fees.  For more information, call Shea Ann DeJarnette at 910-671-3276. 

Jun 25 Mon
116 W Prospect Ave, Raeford, NC 28376, USA 116 W Prospect Ave, Raeford, NC 28376, USA Robeson County Center 2 weeks away
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This is an opportunity for producers to learn about new topics related to goats, management practices, and marketing opportunities and gain support from other goat producers. Meetings will be held the first Thursday of every month at the Hoke County Center. For more information, contact Taylor Chavis (taylor_chavis@ncsu.edu) at 910-671-3276.

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