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Cooperative Extension Announces March Better Living Series Workshops

Feb 21, 2018

Fayetteville, N.C. – Cumberland County Cooperative Extension announces the Better Living Series Workshops “Backyard Chickens: Start Your Flock” and “De-Clutter and De-Stress” in March.


Start Your Flock is scheduled for March 6 from 6:30 – 8:30 p.m. The workshop will be held at the Tractor Supply Company, located at 8000 Raeford Rd., Fayetteville. Learn what it takes to raise baby chicks, with information about animal care, nutrition, housing and building do-it-yourself feeders and water containers. The $5 registration fee is due by March 2


De-Clutter and De-Stress is scheduled for March 20 from 10 a.m. – 12 noon at the Cooperative Extension Office, located at 301 E. Mountain Dr., Fayetteville. The class will provide helpful tips to assist in de-cluttering your home. Attendees will also participate in a take-home de-stress activity. The $10 registration fee is due by March 16. Class size is limited so early registration 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.