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Barnstable County Celebrates National 4-H Week

IT IS NATIONAL 4-H WEEK!!! 4-H is a place where all youth are welcome and can succeed. To Barnstable County 4-H volunteers past and present, your passion and tireless commitment […]

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Are you prepared? You should be. Sometimes, nature doesn’t call first. Find your Extension Preparedness Checklist for ways you can prepare your home and family for major storms.

Plan Ahead, Be Prepared to Weather Storms and Disasters

Storms on Cape Cod can range from hurricane winds, to freezing rain and ice, to blinding wind-driven snow that can last several days. In addition to precipitation, storm surges can […]

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The Master Gardeners Association of Cape Cod Presents:

Mark your calendar for a colorful and informative fall symposium on Saturday, October 1 at 8:30 a.m, held at the Harwich Community Center. The keynote speaker Andy Brand, director of […]

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Drought Impacts 2022

Learn about the latest condition affecting the Cape. The Cape Cod Cooperative Extension weather station in Barnstable recorded a mere 0.35 inches of precipitation for the entire month of July.  […]

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From Excess to Access: Join Cape Cod’s Food Rescue Efforts

Grown by the community, for the community, the Everyone Eats Cultural Community Garden at Faith Assembly of God Church in Hyannis grows excess produce of cardoon, savory, eggplant, jalapenos, cucumbers, […]

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2023 Master Gardener Application Now Available

The Master Gardener Association of Cape Cod program is a cooperative effort between community volunteers (Master Gardeners) and Cape Cod Cooperative Extension staff to provide science-based gardening and horticultural information […]

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Image of Summer Eats ad in English, Spanish, Portuguese and Mandarin. Ad lets people know that teens and kids can eat for free at specific meal sites across Massachusetts.

Summer Eats: Free meals for kids and teens across Cape Cod

Your time to kick back & eat up is here. Enjoy free, nutritious meals available across MA for all kids and teens with #SummerEatsMA – all you gotta do is […]

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Image illustrating how to protect yourself from mosquito bites. Stay inside dusk till dawn during peak mosquito season; use insect repellant with deet or picaridin ; wear long clothing when outside.

West Nile Virus Update

It’s that time of year! Cape Cod Mosquito Control reported their first positive detect from a batch of mosquitos collected in Sandwich on July 21, 2022. The risk level for […]

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Household Hazardous Waste Collections Resume 8/6

Household Hazardous Waste Collections resume on Saturday, August 6, and will be held every Saturday in August, September, and most of October. Get a full list of items that can […]

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