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NC Cooperative
Extension Service Announces Strategic Plan

The Cooperative Extension Service at NC State outlines its vision for restructuring over the next 22 months by targeting its strengths and improving access to services across the state.

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NC Cooperative Extension Service_Conference Listening Session_11-6-13

NC Cooperative
Extension Service Announces Strategic Plan

The Cooperative Extension Service at NC State outlines its vision for restructuring over the next 22 months by targeting its strengths and improving access to services across the state.

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2014 ServSafe
Classes

2014 ServSafe Classes Why ServSafe Certification? • Because the ServSafe Food Protection Manager Certification is accredited by the American National Standards Institute (ANSI)-Conference for Food Protection (CFP). • Because the ServSafe Food Protection Manager Certification Exam is valid, reliable and legally defensible. • Because it's certification the industry trusts. Cost $105.00, includes book, answer sheet, exam, and if pass, certificate, and refreshments ***Book/test available in Spanish at no extra cost but must register three weeks prior to the class to avoid additional fees. March 2014 @ Yancey County Cooperative Extension, 10 Orchard Drive, Burnsville, NC 28714 • Monday, the 10th, 9 to 5 • Monday, the 17th, 9 to 5 – Class and Test Maximum 15 http://yancey.ces.ncsu.edu May 2014 @ NC Forest Service Training Facility, 6065 Linville Falls Highway, Newland, NC 28657 • Monday, the 12th, 9 to 5 • Monday, the 19th, 9 to 5 – Class and Test Maximum 25 Lunch on Site – included www.ncforestservice.gov/education/corpening_facility.asp October 2014 @ Mitchell County Cooperative Extension, 10 S. Mitchell Ave., Bakersville, NC 28705 • Monday, the 20th, 9 to 5 • Monday, the 27th, 9 to 5 – Class and Test Maximum 15 http://mitchell.ces.ncsu.edu Classes may be canceled if pre-registration is low To register call Yancey County Cooperative Extension 10 Orchard Drive Burnsville, NC 28714 828 682-6186 or email: norma_chrisawn@ncsu.edu

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Local Foods
Feasibility Report

Report on Feasibility of Establishing A Local Foods Aggregation, Sales and Marketing Center in Yancey County, North Carolina Prepared by Smithson Mills, Inc. Click link to see the full report.

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Grower Application
for TRACTOR (Ag Center)

The Yancey-Mitchell AG Center, known as TRACTOR (Toe River Aggregation Center Training Organization Regional) will open soon for the 2014 growing season.  If you are a farmer who wishes to participate by being a supplier for this project, please complete the TRACTOR Application for Farmers and Producers.  Please click the Word or PDF format to download the form.  You may send or bring the Application to Cooperative Extension, 10 Orchard Drive, Burnsville, NC, 28714, or e-mail it to norma_chrisawn@ncsu.edu or contact Robin Smith at 284-7187 for information on how you can move product through the TRACTOR facility. Your response and participation is very important to this project and is greatly appreciated.

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Yancey County Farm
Listing

The new Yancey Grown website lists farmers who wish to participate in listing their farms, and their produce and products available.   YanceyGrown.com is your source for locally grown vegetables, fruits, poultry, eggs, honey, grass fed beef, and much more. Check out the new YanceyGrown YouTube Video produced and directed by Jamie Parlier.

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ToeCane Beekeepers’ Meeting

The next ToeCane Beekeepers’ Association meeting will be held on Tuesday, July 22, 2014, beginning at 6:30 pm at the United Community Bank Conference room, 291 US Hwy 19E, Burnsville, NC.  The program will be “Honey Harvesting Techniques” — MORE »

Dial Pressure Canner Testing

Now that summer is officially here, many are enjoying the seasonal fruits and vegetables that are available this time of year. If you are planning to take advantage of these summer favorites by MORE »

4-H Bee Log Afterschool Program Assistant Position

4-H Afterschool Program Assistant YANCEY COUNTY COOPERATIVE EXTENSION Yancey County Cooperative Extension Center is accepting applications for the position of the 4-H Afterschool Program Assistant (Kindergarten through 5th grade). The program will operate MORE »

Cooking Demonstrations

Hannah Nichols, FCS Agent, will be conducting cooking demonstrations at the Yancey County Farmer’s Market.  Dates are June 28th, July 19th and Aug. 9th.  Make sure to mark your calendars to attend on MORE »

TRACTOR Part-time Seasonal Driver Position Available

Position is available for a TRACTOR Part Time Seasonal Insurable driver with CLEAN record. Job duties includes freight handling, lifting, delivery, driving, setup and other general delivery/warehouse duties.  Applicants must be mature, friendly, MORE »

GAPS Training Class for TRACTOR Growers

GAPS Training Class for TRACTOR Growers Yancey County Cooperative Extension will be offering the final GAPS training for the year on May 12, 2014 at 5:30 P.M. at the Yancey County Extension Office, 10 MORE »

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ServSafe ClassMon Oct 20, 2014
9:00 AM - 5:00 PM Where:
10 S. Mitchell Avenue, Bakersville, NC 28705
— 1 month away
ServSafe Class & TestMon Oct 27, 2014
9:00 AM - 5:00 PM Where:
10 S. Mitchell Avenue, Bakersville, NC 28705
— 1 month away
ToeCane Beekeepers' Association MeetingTue Oct 28, 2014
6:30 PM - 8:30 PM Where:
10 Orchard Drive, Burnsville, NC 28714
— 1 month away
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