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Yancey County
Extension is on Facebook

Like Yancey County Cooperative Extension on Facebook to see what's happening. We now have a Yancey County Small Farms' facebook page; check out the educational information, workshops and events. Also keep up with the current events of Yancey County 4-H by joining their facebook page. Also, check out Living Fresh with FCS, the new Family & Consumer Sciences Facebook page for excellent information and tips on food safety, nutrition, food preservation, etc. Also, see the Dig-In Garden Facebook page to learn what's happening with the Dig-In Community Garden Project.

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Yancey County
Extension is on Facebook

Like Yancey County Cooperative Extension on Facebook to see what's happening. We now have a Yancey County Small Farms' facebook page; check out the educational information, workshops and events. Also keep up with the current events of Yancey County 4-H by joining their facebook page. Also, check out Living Fresh with FCS, the new Family & Consumer Sciences Facebook page for excellent information and tips on food safety, nutrition, food preservation, etc. Also, see the Dig-In Garden Facebook page to learn what's happening with the Dig-In Community Garden Project.

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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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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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The Produce
Lady

The Produce Lady, Brenda Sutton, teaches farmers and consumers the wonders of locally grown fruits and vegetables. Not only does she share their nutritional value, she also demonstrates how to prepare them as tasty meals and snacks or preserve them to use throughout the year. The Produce Lady is on the move, visiting farms and farmers markets around N.C. Read about her experiences and find no-nonsense tips for the kitchen on her biweekly blog.MORE

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4-H Night at the Asheville Tourist Baseball Field

4-H Night at the Asheville Tourists vs the Greenville Drive Baseball Game will be on Monday July 25th at 7:05pm with gates opening at 6pm.  Participants 12 years of age and younger will receive a coupon MORE »

Small Farm Machinery Hands-On Demonstration

Small Farm Machinery Hands-on Demonstration Monday, May 16th Join Dig In! Yancey Community Garden, Blue Ridge CRAFT and TRACTOR for a Demo Day! Equipment and instruction will be provided by the Yancey Co.Cooperative MORE »

2016 4-H Discovery Summer Adventures

Yancey 4-H Discovery Summer Adventures 4-H Put It UP! Youth Food Preservation Camp June 27, 28 & 29 * Ages 9 – 14  * 9 AM – 2 PM  * Cost: $5.00   * Limit 10 MORE »

Home Gardening Spring Class

Home Gardening Spring Class Want to start your home garden but don’t know where or how to begin. Ron Thompson, Yancey Master Gardener, will be teaching this class. Basic topics will be covered MORE »

2016 4-H Calendar

Below is the link to Yancey’s 2016 4-H Calendar.  Please pay attention to dates and deadlines. Pre registration for most workshops and classes is required. Come join us at Yancey 4-H! 2016 MORE »

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Webinar - Assessing Sustainability for Agricultural and Urban ForestsThu Aug 11, 2016
2:00 PM - 3:30 PM Where:
forestrywebinars.net
— 2 weeks away
DehydratingThu Aug 18, 2016
10:00 AM - 1:00 PM Where:
Yancey Extension Office, 30 East US Hwy 19E Bypass, Burnsville, NC 28714
— 3 weeks away
Appalachian Wood Energy InnovationsWed Aug 24 - Fri Aug 26, 2016 - ALL DAY Where:
Crowne Plaza Asheville, 1 Resort Dr, Asheville, NC 28806, United States
— 4 weeks away
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