Wednesday, January 3, 2018

Part-time Extension Support Staff

Part-time Extension Support Staff

Just for clarification the work schedule is 8 am - 3 pm, Monday - Thursday (max 24 hours per week).  We ask that applicants be flexible in their scheduling to help maintain office coverage.

Please contact the office with any questions.

Applicants MUST apply through the NC State University system at the link above.

Tuesday, September 26, 2017

Diabetes Today / Apple of My Eye

Make plans to join us on Tuesday, October 3rd from 12:00pm - 1:00pm at the Alleghany Wellness Center as we learn some helpful information about diabetes and your daily life and sample some delicious apple recipes.  Dr. Logan Oliver will share information on the importance of eye health.  Call the Extension Office at 336-372-5597 to register.

The Diabetes Today educational series is a partnership between NC Cooperative Extension, AppHealth Care, Alleghany Cares and Alleghany Wellness Center.

Thursday, September 7, 2017

Hurricane Preparedness

Hurricane Preparedness ImageA few tips on Hurricane Preparedness.

This factsheet takes you through the thought process of what needs to be done before a storm

Hurricane Preparedness

Wednesday, August 30, 2017

Farm to Table Educational Opportunity

Join us at the Alleghany Wellness Center on Wednesday, September 27th from 11 am until 1 pm for an educational opportunity to learn about the Alleghany Local Food Initiative.  You will have an opportunity to meet local producers and purchase local products while enjoying heavy hors d’oeuvres.

It is FREE to attend, but spaces are limited and you MUST have a ticket.  Tickets are available at the Cooperative Extension Office and the Alleghany Farmers Market.  For more information, contact 336-372-5597.

Monday, July 10, 2017

Household Ants: control measures you can use.

Image: Nelio Freitas, InvasIBERIt's that time of year where ants are everywhere.  If you have them in your home, I'm sure you are trying to determine the best way to remove them.  Visit the link below for some helpful tips from Extension Entomology.

A Guide to House-Invading Ants and Their Control

Thursday, June 29, 2017

Farm to Table 4th of July Parade

The parade is on for Saturday, July 1July 1st and the theme is Farm to Table.  The Sparta Revitalization Committee is hoping that farmers will participate by bringing their tractors, animals, trees, or whatever they would like to "parade" that day. 

Floats meet at NAPCO parking lot. Walkers and animals meet at parking lot beside auditorium on Charles Street. Cars meet in front of SES. If you plan to participate, please register ahead of time at SRC/Chamber office 336-372-5473 and ask for Sarah.

Friday, June 9, 2017

The June meeting for our newly forming ECA Club will be on Monday, June 12th from 5:30pm - 6:30pm at the Alleghany Wellness Center.  Please make plans to join us!