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Category: COOPERATIVE EXTENSION

Groundhogs in the Garden

Groundhogs in the Garden

Groundhogs (a.k.a. woodchucks, marmots, and whistle pigs) are the largest member of the squirrel family. They carry the whimsical alternate name “whistle pigs” because when alarmed, they give a loud, […]

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4H Youth in Action

4-H STEM Aerospace Ambassadors

Last month Barnstable County 4-H mentored an Introduction to Aerospace Workshop at Joint Base Cape Cod. The workshop was conducted by Kim Pond, Mass 4-H STEM Program Director and hosted […]

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Update on the Native Plant Sale.

The Cooperative Extension will not be operating the native plant sale this spring. The native plant sale has been successful at providing education and native plants to the public since […]

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Master Gardeners Association of Cape Cod Offers Backyard Horticulture Educational Series

The Cape Cod Cooperative Extension has announced the dates and hours for an all-levels gardening course, Backyard Horticulture, which will be taught in person in Harwich and Barnstable Village during the months of February and March.

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Cape Cod Cooperative Extension Receives over $450K  through USDA Local Food Purchase Assistance Grant  

Funding will promote economic opportunities for farmers and fishermen and increase access to locally sourced food in underserved communities.   January 6, 2023 (Barnstable, MA) – Cape Cod Cooperative Extension’s Food Access Program has […]

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AmeriCorps Cape Cod to Celebrate MLK Day with Community Family Event 

Dr. King Honored with “Growing Together Towards Justice!” Celebration   January 6, 2023 (Barnstable, MA) – AmeriCorps Cape Cod is partnering with local organizations and food pantries for its National Day of Service celebration […]

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Buy Fresh, Buy Local Cape Cod Receives over $79K in State Grant Funding 

Funding will improve food access, support farms, and connect the public with local foods on Cape Cod  January 5, 2023 (Barnstable, MA) – Cape Cod Cooperative Extension’s local food program, […]

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Join The Master Gardeners for Backyard Horticulture.

**Both sessions are now sold out. Backyard Horticulture is a gardening course for all levels of gardeners. The course is taught by experienced Master Gardeners and covers a wide variety […]

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Boat Shrink Wrap Recycling Initiative on Cape Cod Reduces Environmental Impact in 2022

Local partnerships and boat owners find new life for unwanted plastic.  December 30, 2022 (Barnstable, MA) – To help keep plastic out of landfills, Barnstable County’s Cooperative Extension, Woods Hole Sea […]

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