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Cooperative Extension To Hold Soap Making, Tree Landscape Workshops

Apr 20, 2022, 10:42 AM by Jon Soles
Cooperative Extension will host a soap making workshop April 28 and a tree landscape workshop May 10.

FAYETTEVILLE, N.C. – Cumberland County Cooperative Extension will host the Better Living Series Soap Making workshop April 28 from 6 p.m. – 7:30 p.m. at the Cooperative Extension Auditorium in the Agriculture Center, located at 301 E. Mountain Dr., Fayetteville.

Are you interested in learning how to make your own soap? Making soap is a healthy way to tailor your suds to your individual needs. Participants will use a natural goat milk base, essential oils, natural elements and herbs to make their own soap with their own signature twist. Workshop registration and $10 are due by April 25 at noon.

To register, go to the Eventbrite link below:

https://www.eventbrite.com/e/better-living-series-soap-making-encore-presentation-tickets-311907623097

Trees for Urban Landscape

The Better Living Series will kick off in May with the workshop “Selecting Tress for Urban Landscape & Common Tree Diseases.” This in-person workshop will be held May 10 at 10 a.m. at the Cooperative Extension Auditorium, located at 301 E. Mountain Dr., Fayetteville.

Learn the importance of tree selection for your landscape and how to identify and manage common tree diseases. Workshop registration and $10 fee are due by May 6.

To register, go to the Eventbrite link below:

https://www.eventbrite.com/e/better-living-series-selecting-trees-for-urban-landscape-tickets-294817255347

For additional information or registration assistance, contact Susan Johnson at 910-321-6405 or email susan_johnson@ncsu.edu.

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

ABOUT N.C. COOPERATIVE EXTENSION

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.