2017 4-H Night with the Asheville Tourists

2017 4-H Night with the Asheville Tourists

4-H night with the Asheville Tourists is set for Monday, July 17th at 7:05 pm–where 4-H will be recognized and celebrated!  Gates will open at 6:00 pm. All the 4-H crowd from Western NC will be seated together.  Also, Monday nights are “Kids Eat Free” nights presented by Acropolis Pizza. Each child under the age of … Continue reading

2017 4-H Dairy Poster Contest

2017 4-H Dairy Poster Contest

4-H Dairy Posters are due to the Buncombe Extension office no later than August 21st.  Help your youth learn about the value of dairy products while competing for cash prizes!  See contest details below: The theme for the 2017 Dairy Poster Contest is “Get More with Milk”. Youth should incorporate this theme into their posters. … Continue reading

Summer 4-H Day Programs

Summer 4-H Day Programs

Looking for some fun activities for your kids this summer?  We have a few day camp opportunities available through the Buncombe County 4-H Program.  Check out the details below of the trips we will be taking. Please contact Holly Jordan at holly_jordan@ncsu.edu if you’d like to register or have questions about any of these events. … Continue reading

2017 4-H Congress Registration

2017 4-H Congress Registration

North Carolina 4-H Congress is an annual state event held at NC State University where 4-Hers from across the state come together to celebrate their accomplishments.  State competition for presentations, scholarships, national 4-H award trips, and the state 4-H officer elections all take place during the week.  Congress is typically the highlight of many 4-Hers’ … Continue reading

2017 West District 4-H Horse Clinic

2017 West District 4-H Horse Clinic

The best deal for horse lovers is just around the corner!  The West District 4-H Horsemanship Clinic will be held at the WNC Ag Center in Fletcher, NC on Monday-Wednesday, June  26 – 28, 2017. Imagine!  Professional instructors, running games, cattle sorting, a picnic, social time, recreation- all for just $80.  A limited number of … Continue reading

2017 4-H Mini Garden Project

2017 4-H Mini Garden Project

We are excited to be partnering with the Buncombe County Extension Master Gardeners again this year for the 4-H Mini Gardening Project. This is an opportunity to “dig in” and have fun with your own vegetable garden while learning through input provided by Extension Master Gardeners.  The Master Gardeners will visit your garden during the summer … Continue reading

Farm to School Stories Book

Farm to School Stories Book

The Local Foods Program Team at NC State University is trying to pull together Farm to School stories from across the state into a book (of sorts!)! We would love to capture your story, the story of your community! Please read on below and consider sharing your story and please pass this on to community … Continue reading

2017 4-H Presentation Information

2017 4-H Presentation Information

Registration for our 2017 Buncombe County’s 4-H Presentation Day is now available.  This year’s competition will take place on Monday, May 8th at the Buncombe County Extension office.  Check-in will begin at 5:30 p.m. and presentations will begin at 6:00 p.m.  Our county winners will be eligible for district competition at District Activity Day which will … Continue reading

4-H Volunteer Training Coming Soon!!

4-H Volunteer Training Coming Soon!!

Mark your calendars and please join us for our upcoming 4-H 101 Training for volunteers, leaders, parents and any other adults interested in learning more about the 4-H program.  This training is designed for those who might be interested, now or in the future, in becoming a volunteer through our Buncombe County 4-H program. The … Continue reading

Friends of Ag Breakfast- April 18th

Friends of Ag Breakfast- April 18th

You are invited to the Buncombe County  Friends of Agriculture Breakfast Tuesday April 18, 2017 at 7 am  WNC Ag Center, Virginia Boone Building (gate 5) Join us and enjoy a complimentary breakfast featuring fresh food from our local farms! Topic: Evaluating Pastures and Basic Steps to Renovation  Speaker: Ethan Henderson, NCSU Extension Livestock Agent RSVP: … Continue reading