For over a century, we have been helping citizens of Fulton County live better, healthier lives. We offer multiple programs and events throughout the year and answer questions from businesses and homeowners every day over the phone and by email. Learn more about our programs:
- Agriculture, gardening and landscaping
- Food, health, nutrition and finances
- 4-H youth clubs, camps and conferences
We have about a dozen employees that deliver programs and services across the county as well as support staff in multiple offices. We have three main offices in East Point, College Park and north Atlanta, plus a 4-H office at the Atlanta History Center. View our locations and staff list to learn more.
The University of Georgia Extension has served Fulton County residents since 1914 when fields still covered much of the county. Over the last century, our programs have expanded to include urban gardening, sustainable landscapes, family and consumer sciences and 4-H youth leadership.
The Fulton County Extension, backed by the resources of Fulton County and the University of Georgia, provides educational programs, information, and actual assistance to citizens of the County. Education and information are also provided to citizens by telephone consultation, site visits, newsletters, news articles, radio and collaboration with other community agencies. Publications and lab services are other delivery methods for education and information to citizens.
Fulton Fresh Mobile Market
Our Fulton Fresh Mobile Market will BACK for the Summer 2020 Season
The mobile market will make 6 stops a week throughout Fulton County and is open to the public. Attendees will participate in a 30-minute nutrition class and food demonstration and will then be given a free bag of in-season produce from our mobile market to take home and prepare. Dates will be announced next year!
Please note: Attendees must arrive at least 10 minutes after the class has begun to receive the bag of produce.
4-H Summer Camp
Fulton County 4-H offers seven weeks of overnight camp for 4th-12th grade youth. Click here for more information!
Feb 29 Growing Fruit in Georgia Melissa Mattee, the Fulton County Agriculture and Resource Agent for the UGA Extension Fulton County, will talk about fruit trees (apple, peach, pear, fig), brambles (raspberry, blackberry), blueberries, strawberries, and grapes. She will cover the selection, planting, pruning, disease and harvesting. After the lecture in the Osage Room, participants are invited to join her and the North Fulton Master Gardeners in the adjoining Bulloch Orchard for a hands-on demonstration of pruning apple and peach trees and grape vines. Register here to reserve your spot: https://www.eventbrite.com/e/growing-fruit-in-georgia-tickets-86126120545?fbclid=IwAR2ko2TQe54jwbyHdw-rBvYJ9dzSdRpMfp7ihVGNQNdWhI133AGh7MhXv2I Roswell, GA
Apr 16 Fulton County Master Gardener Information Session Learn about Fulton County's 2020 Master Gardener Extension Volunteer program: class dates, certification requirements, and how to apply Atlanta, GA
Apr 30 Container Gardening Want to grow delicious fruits, vegetables and herbs but don't have much space in the ground? Come learn about how to make the most of the space you do have and grow the things you've always wanted. It's easier than you think! Atlanta, GA
May 13 Fulton County Master Gardener Information Session Learn about Fulton County's 2020 Master Gardener Extension Volunteer program: class dates, certification requirements, and how to apply Fairburn, GA
Capitol 4-H Day 2020 UGA Extension has held 4-H Day at the state Capitol for more than 30 years.
Toews will succeed retiring West UGA Entomologist Michael Toews will take over as assistant dean of UGA Tifton campus in March.
Assistant Dean Retires West and colleagues reflect on his 12-year tenure as assistant dean.
Pollinator Plants UGA Extension and UGA State Botanical Garden of Georgia build pollinator protection coalition.
Chapel Restoration Beloved chapel will soon reopen at Rock Eagle 4-H Center.
San Jose Scale Early springlike temperatures could mean more pests in peach orchards this year.