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Farms, Gardens & Environment

Whether you are a commercial-scale farmer, a backyard gardener, an avid outdoor-person, or anything in between, our experts can help you grow your food, understand the food system, and protect the environment. 

Nutrition, Family & Homes

Learn about our initiatives: making healthy lifestyle choices, nurturing families, embracing life as you age, securing financial stability, promoting healthy homes and communities, accessing nutritious food, and empowering local leaders. 

4-H Youth Development

With 7 core curricula, 4-H Youth Development prepares the youth of today to be the leaders of tomorrow. 

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We are revitalizing downtowns, supporting local arts, and improving community design.

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SNAP ED teaches Americorps volunteers healthy nutrition