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Dig Deeper With Us! (Series)

Extension Master Gardener℠ volunteers of Orange County are pleased to continue it’s ‘Dig Deeper with Us!’ lecture series. When: Saturday, …

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BBs Barn Quilts Workshop

Create a beautiful 2’x 2′ barn quilt to display at home, business or to give as a present. Don’t …

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Pond Clinic 2019

Orange County Soil and Water announces… What: Durham and Orange Soil and Water Conservation District’s Annual Pond Clinic …

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Save the Date for Preventive Care!

You are invited… to engage in a dynamic conversation about the role of nutrition education in preventive care and how …

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Help Direct Extension's Work

As we approach the end of this year, Extension’s Family and Consumer Sciences is working on identifying important issues …

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Orange County LocalFest

LocalFest is a celebration of all things local! Local food, music, art, businesses, and entrepreneurs, as well as, the culture and …

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Isn't Always the Mayonnaise!

Summertime Food Safety More than any other time during the year, Summer inspires us to participate in outdoor activities, gatherings, and …

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Preserve at Home! Classes

It’s that time of the year when we take out our hot water bath and pressure canners to preserve the …

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