Agriculture

Bee school

The Chatham County Beekeepers Association conducts an eight week bee school every other year with our next one in 2015. I get several calls a year asking about bee schools and I wanted to make you aware that one will be starting on April 21st in Raleig…

NC Cooperative Extension will be offering Junior Chef cooking programs this summer

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Pittsboro, NC – Chatham County Center-NC Cooperative Extension will be offering Junior Chef cooking programs for youth this summer entitled “Being Creative in the Kitchen”.  These week-long programs are designed to help youth developed the life skills to prepare them for healthy long lives, have the opportunity to be exposed to a variety of different [...]

Chatham farmer wins Young Farmer of the Year

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Goldston, NC – Tucker and Mackenzie Withington of Lilly Den Farm near Goldston in Chatham County, NC were named Carolina Farm Stewardship Association’s Young Farmer of the Year at the recent Sustainable Agriculture Conference in Durham, NC.
See photos and learn about Lilly Den Farm on Cooperative Extension’s Growing Small Farms website at http://go.ncsu.edu/lilly-den-farm-award