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thanksgiving meal
November 5, 2018

As we prepare for holiday parties and family gatherings, here are some tips and reliable resources to help prevent a foodborne illness.

October 30, 2018
How to grow potatoes, sweet potatoes, green beans and herbs as well as how to grow cuttings from sweet potatoes and herbs at Garden Basic on Thursday November 15
October 25, 2018

Many gardeners accent their gardens with flat surfaces and items decorated with sayings in unique fonts. Learn to make your own at this workshop November 13, 2018 at 6:30 pm.

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October 19, 2018

You are invited to attend the 2017-2018 4-H Year-End Awards Day Celebration on Saturday, November 17, beginning at 2:00 PM in Bradbury Hall at Nelson Pioneer Farm. 

October 19, 2018

Do you like to be creative?  Want to learn new skills?  Like making things?  Anyone in 4th-12th grade is invited to attend our FREE Maker Mondays this year!  Workshops will be held at the Extension office once per month.  Click the link above for dates and details!

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Painting History for Community

With symbolic images, a new mural in Perry brings together three threads connecting the city: outdoor recreation, a history of public art programming and the Latino immigrants who make Perry home.

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