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NC Cooperative Extension-Mecklenburg County



The Mecklenburg County Extension Services, a division of Mecklenburg Parks and Recreation, provides educational programming and support in the following focus areas:

4-H Youth Development- provides youth development via afterschool, clubs and summer camps. Horticulture- provides technical support for lawn and garden concerns via the extension agent and the Master Gardners' programExpanded Food and Nutrition Education Program (EFNEP)- assists limited resource audiences in acquiring the knowledge and changed behavior necessary for nutritionally sounds diets, and to contribute to the improvement of the total family diet and nutritional well-beingFamily and Consumer Sciences- provides science-based education in the areas of local foods, food safety and home food preservation via workshops and trainings.

Mission: North Carolina Cooperative Extension partners with communities to deliver education and technology that enrich the lives, land and economy of North Carolinians. La Extensin Cooperativa de Carolina del Norte se asocia con las comunidades para ofrecer educacin y tecnologa que enriquecen la vida de los habitantes, la tierra y la economa de Carolina del Norte.
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