The mission of Cape Cod Cooperative Extension is to improve the health and well-being of youth, families, and communities; conserve and enhance natural and marine resources, and strengthen agriculture and food systems.


Leave the Leaves..Save the Bees!

Fall Yard Clean-up, Necessary? A lot of people expend a lot of time and energy in raking up leaves from lawns into piles and then hauling them off. Lawns can […]

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2023 UMass Garden Calendars Have Arrived

The 2023 UMASS Garden Calendar is now available for purchase through the Cape Cod Cooperative Extension. The featured article this year is Gardens, Landscapes, Carbon & Climate Change. To help […]

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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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Protect Your Family and First Responders from Household Hazardous Waste and Unwanted Medications. 

Cooperative Extension is here to help you keep our families and environment safe from unused or unwanted toxic chemicals and medications, with a few simple steps.   Prescriptions and Medications  October […]

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Stink Bugs: Uninvited Housemates 

I was approaching my front door recently and noticed a group of western conifer seed bugs, a relative of stinkbugs by my front door.  It reminded me that fall is […]

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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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