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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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4-H Ambassador Workshops

The mission of the North Carolina 4-H Ambassador program is to empower teen 4-H leaders with the knowledge, skills, …

Show and Sale 2020--Canceled

This is not a decision made lightly but the Wayne County 2020 Show and Sale has been canceled. Our …

Show and Sale Workshops

See below for the list of Show and Sale workshops for 2020. Participants must attend a minimum of two …

2020 Show and Sale

That time of year again–time to be thinking about the Wayne County Show and Sale!! Anyone who lives in …

Show and Sale Paperwork

Please see below for important paperwork regarding the 2019 Show and Sale. Call (919) 731-1527 or email me at …

Show and Sale 2019

The Wayne County Jr Livestock Show and Sale is an event held every year for the youth of Wayne …

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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