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4-H Hurricane Florence Supply Drive

Franklin County 4-H will conduct a Supply Drive for all those affected by Hurricane Florence. The much-needed supplies will …

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NCDA Certified Kitchen Presentation

Have Questions about Kitchen Inspection Requirements? Get Answers Here! Minoo Mehrotra, Food Compliance Officer with the North Carolina Department of Agriculture …

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Summer Fun-Safety Tips for Pool Season

BY: Dominque Simon NC Cooperative Extension Family & Consumer Sciences Agent Every day, about ten people die from unintentional drowning. Of …

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Med Instead of Meds Class Series

Med Instead of Meds, a series of Informational/Cooking Classes, led by Dominque Simon, Family & Consumer Science Agent, will …

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2018 Strawberry Festival Recipes

Here’s a link to some delicious recipes from the 2018 Franklin County Strawberry Festival Recipe Contest competition, that took …

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2018 Four County 4-H Livestock Show

Join the tradition and join in the fun! The Four County 4-H Livestock Show will take place Tuesday, August 14, at DD Equestrian …

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Northeast District 4-H Science Camp

NED Science Camp – Register Soon! Franklin County registration deadline is Friday, May 11 WHO: Youth ages 12-18 WHAT: NED 4-H Science …

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Cooking for Crowds

Are you planning to prepare food for a large group of people as part of a fundraiser or another …

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List of items that can and cannot be composted at home.

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4-H Chicken Donation: Embryology to Harvesting

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