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4-H Small Fruit Sale-CANCELED

Where: N.C. Cooperative Extension of Rutherford County office Taking orders now, come by the office or call 828-287-6010. Pick Up Dates: March 25, …

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Spring Garden School Symposium

Save the Date Spring Garden School When: April 4, 2020 Where: N.C. Cooperative Extension, Rutherford County Center Time: 8:30 a.m.–2:30 …

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Heirloom Plants and Seed Saving

Exploring Edibles Come join Hannah Bundy from the N.C. Cooperative Extension, Rutherford County Center to discuss the importance of heirloom …

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4-H Mini Garden Program

4-H Mini Garden Program for all youth ages 8-18. Youth grow their own garden at home. We supply the directions, …

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