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Extension Master Gardener℠ Volunteers

Since 1979, North Carolina Extension Master Gardener℠ Volunteers (EMGVs) have been leaders in this internationally acclaimed program, guiding homeowners in making environmentally sound decisions in their landscapes. Trained by North Carolina State University faculty and staff, EMGVs provide research-based information about gardening and environmental stewardship to individuals and communities across the state. EMGVs engage the community through education and outreach on a wide variety of subjects and through a broad spectrum of projects, all designed to maximize their impact.

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Fats and the Med Way

Fat. I think a lot of us have a negative connotation with that word. But is it truly justified? …

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Let's Start With an Appetizer IV

Who doesn’t love s’mores? S’mores have it all – crunchy, creamy, chocolatey and gooey! Although simple to make, they …

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Warm Up With Chili

Fall is the perfect time for chili! When it’s cool outside, there’s nothing better to warm up with than …

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Fig Time in NC!

If you have never tasted fresh figs, then you are missing out on one of the south’s greatest fruit …