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North Carolina Cooperative Extension partners with communities to deliver education and technology that enrich the lives, land and economy of North Carolinians.
La Extensión Cooperativa de Carolina del Norte se asocia con las comunidades para ofrecer educación y tecnología que enriquecen la vida de los habitantes, la tierra y la economía de Carolina del Norte.
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' program
- Expanded 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-being
- Family and Consumer Sciences- provides science-based education in the areas of local foods, food safety and home food preservation via workshops and trainings.