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Cooperative Extension Offers February Better Living Series Workshops

Jan 25, 2018

Fayetteville, N.C. – Cumberland County Cooperative Extension announces the Better Living Series Workshops “Fairy Gardens” and “Yogurt Making” in February. Both workshops will be held at the Cumberland County Cooperative Extension Office, located at 301 E. Mountain Dr., Fayetteville.


Fairy Gardens is scheduled for Feb. 6 from 12 noon to 2 p.m. Participants will design a whimsical fairy garden for their home or landscape. The workshop includes container, soil, plants and a magical fairy. The $25 registration fee is due by Feb. 2.


Yogurt Making will be offered Feb. 15 from 10 a.m. to 12 noon. Participants will learn to prepare simple and healthy yogurt at home, using only a few ingredients. The $10 registration fee is due by Feb. 13. Class size is limited so early application is encouraged.


For additional information, contact Susan Johnson at 910-321-6405 or email


For a complete list of the 2018 Better Living Series workshops and the Better Living Series Registration form, visit


For accommodations for persons with disabilities, contact Lisa Childers at (910) 321-6880 no later than five business days before the event.



North Carolina Cooperative Extension is a strategic partnership of NC State Extension, The Cooperative Extension Program at N.C. A&T State University, the U.S. Department of Agriculture’s National Institute of Food and Agriculture (USDA-NIFA), and local government partners statewide. Extension delivers research-based education and technology from NC State and N.C. A&T that enriches the lives, land and economy of North Carolinians. Extension professionals in all 100 counties and the Eastern Band of Cherokee provide educational programs specializing in agriculture, youth, communities, health and the environment.