UGA Extension Office

Events & Classes

Farmers Markets

Buy fresh produce from your local farmers! Visit the websites for more information.

  • Norcross Lillian Webb Park, 5 College Street, Norcross.
  • Lilburn Good Shepherd Presbyterian Church, 1400 Killian Hill Road, Lilburn.
  • Snellville Snellville Towne Green, 2342 Oak Road, Snellville.
  • Suwanee Suwanee Town Square, 330 Town Center Avenue, Suwanee.

4-H Activities

4-H Activities


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November

November 4, 11:55am-12:55pm: Virtual Understanding Nutrition-Free. Are you making a healthy choice? Find the facts about packaged foods and learn how to apply the 5% and 20% Daily Value Quick Guide on new food labels. Call 678.377.4014 or email inesb@uga.edu for details.

November 6, 10:00am-11:00am: Native American Plants-Free. Take a walk through Vines Park with Master Gardeners to learn about plants the Cherokee and other Native Americans used for food, medicine and everyday uses. Rain date is November 13.

November 16, 6:00pm-7:00pm: Virtual Spring Flowering Bulbs-Free. Plant now to add a pop of color to your landscape this spring. Explore how, when and where to grow a wide variety of bulbs that flourish in this area. To register by November 15, contact Tim Daly at 678.377.4011 or tdaly@uga.edu.

November 30, 6:00pm-7:00pm: Virtual Native Plant Gardening-Free. Thanks to Georgia's large and diverse ecology, thousands of plants thrive here. Learn about some of these local plants and how to easily grow and maintain them. To register by November 29, contact Tim Daly at 678.377.4011 or tdaly@uga.edu.

December

December 9, 11:55am-12:55pm: Virtual Adequate Sleep-Free. This lunch and learn program will help you understand what is restful sleep, identify the benefits of restful sleep, and give you tips for restful sleep. Call 678.377.4014 or email inesb@uga.edu for details.

December 14, 6:00pm-7:00pm: Virtual Tree Selection & Care-Free. When selecting trees for your landscape, chose those that thrive where it will be planted with minimal maintenance. Learn several factors to keep trees healthy and attractive. To register by December 13, contact Tim Daly at 678.377.4011 or tdaly@uga.edu.

January

January 27, 6:00pm-7:00pm: Virtual: Nuisance Wildlife-Free. As the county continues to grow, human wildlife conflicts are becoming more common. Animals are losing their habitats and finding their way to your homes and yards. Dr. Mike Mengak, Wildlife Specialist with the UGA School of Forestry and Natural Resources, will discuss ways to reduce the impact and implement control measures for the wild animals that can be troublesome to homeowners. After registering, you will receive a confirmation email containing information about joining the session. To register by January 26, contact Timothy Daly at tdaly@uga.edu.

January 6, 6:00pm-7:00pm: Virtual: Pest-Free Home-Free. Many insects and other pests find their way into our homes and can be quite troublesome. By using certain control methods, their presence can be reduced. If you need the help of a pest control professional, you need to take several factors into consideration before selecting one. After registering, you will receive a confirmation email containing information about joining the session. To register by January 5, contact Timothy Daly at tdaly@uga.edu.

January 20, Noon-1:00pm: Virtual: Trendy Diets-Free. Weight gain and its health effects can lead people to search for a quick and drastic diet. Do not get stressed! This program will explain trendy diets, weight loss, muscle gain, overall fitness, what to eat and which diet plan to choose. After registering, you will receive a confirmation email containing information about joining the session. To register by January 19, contact Ines Beltran at inesb@uga.edu.

February

February 9, 6:00pm-7:00pm: Virtual: Landscape Pruning-Free. Appropriate pruning methods are necessary to keep landscape plants healthy and attractive. The program will cover correct pruning techniques and how to avoid disastrous mistakes. After registering, you will receive a confirmation email containing information about joining the session. To register by February 8, contact Timothy Daly at tdaly@uga.edu.

February 17, Noon-1:00pm: Virtual: Healthy Activity-Free. A sedentary lifestyle may increase your risk for disease. This program will explain the difference between physical activity and physical fitness and show you the health benefits of increased physical activity. After registering, you will receive a confirmation email containing information about joining the session. To register by February 16, contact Ines Beltran at inesb@uga.edu.

February 24, 6:00pm-7:00pm: Virtual: Home Fruit Trees-Free. Many fruit trees can provide abundant fruit if given the proper growing conditions. Josh Fuder, Extension Agent with UGA Extension, will discuss the various fruit trees that can be grown in our area and how to keep them healthy and productive. After registering, you will receive a confirmation email containing information about joining the session. To register by February 23, contact Timothy Daly at tdaly@uga.edu.

March

March 2, 6:00pm-7:00pm: Virtual: Spring Lawn Care-Free. An attractive, healthy lawn adds beauty to the home landscape in addition to enhancing your home's value. Early spring is an important time in lawn care. The program will cover methods to produce a healthy attractive lawn throughout the growing season. After registering, you will receive a confirmation email containing information about joining the session. To register by March 1, contact Timothy Daly at tdaly@uga.edu.

March 17, Noon-1:00pm: Virtual: Carbohydrates-Free. Depending on what article you read or news report you hear, carbohydrates are the best thing for you, or they may be the worst. Learn the truth about carbohydrates and which ones you should eat more often. After registering, you will receive a confirmation email containing information about joining the session. To register by March 16, contact Ines Beltran at inesb@uga.edu.

March 30, 6:00pm-7:00pm: Virtual: Vegetable Gardening-Free. Fresh vegetables harvested out of your garden are tasty and healthy. Many types of vegetables can be grown in our area, and proper planting and culture will ensure a bountiful harvest. After registering, you will receive a confirmation email containing information about joining the session. To register by March 29, contact Timothy Daly at tdaly@uga.edu.

April

April 14, Noon-1:00pm: Virtual: Vegetable Gardening-Free. Fresh vegetables harvested out of your garden are tasty and healthy. Many types of vegetables can be grown in our area, and proper planting and culture will ensure a bountiful harvest. After registering, you will receive a confirmation email containing information about joining the session. To register by April 13, contact Timothy Daly at tdaly@uga.edu.

April 21, Noon-1:00pm: Virtual: Inflammation-Free. Have you ever wondered if you have body inflammation? Do you know what it is? Do you know about anti-inflammatory diets? In this presentation we will share ways to avoid inflammation through research-based information to clarify misunderstood conceptions about inflammation. After registering, you will receive a confirmation email containing information about joining the session. To register by April 20, contact Ines Beltran at inesb@uga.edu.

April 25, 6:00pm-7:00pm: Virtual: Home Garden Herbs-Free. Herbs are excellent garden plants that require minimal maintenance and come in a variety of scents, flavors, and colors. They can be used for culinary purposes, fragrance, ornamental plants, and indoor flower arrangements. Many herbs thrive in our area and climate. After registering, you will receive a confirmation email containing information about joining the session. To register by April 24, contact Timothy Daly at tdaly@uga.edu.

May

May 11, 6:00pm-7:00pm: Virtual: Common Landscape Pests-Free. Insect pests and diseases can affect the quality and attractiveness of our home landscape plants. The program will cover ways to control the damage they do and the prevention of them. After registering, you will receive a confirmation email containing information about joining the session. To register by May 10, contact Timothy Daly at tdaly@uga.edu.

May 19, Noon-1:00pm: Virtual: Meal Portions-Free. This class will show you how to eat healthy well-balanced meals, and it will give you methods to avoid consuming more calories than you need. After registering, you will receive a confirmation email containing information about joining the session. To register by May 18, contact Ines Beltran at inesb@uga.edu.

May 23, 6:00pm-7:00pm: Virtual: Plant Propagation-Free. Plants reproduce in other ways than just seeds. Stem cuttings and air layering are just a few of the easy methods of propagating plants. Some are easier than others. Learn how you can increase the number and variety of plants in your garden. After registering, you will receive a confirmation email containing information about joining the session. To register by May 22, contact Timothy Daly at tdaly@uga.edu.

June

June 13, 6:00pm-7:00pm: Virtual: Vegetable Garden Pests-Free. Home vegetable gardens are easy and fun to grow in addition to providing fresh, healthy vegetables throughout the summer. However, many pests also like to feast on them. A multitude of tactics can be employed to combat insects, diseases, weeds, and other troublesome pests. After registering, you will receive a confirmation email containing information about joining the session. To register by June 12, contact Timothy Daly at tdaly@uga.edu.

June 23, Noon-1:00pm: Virtual: Air Quality-Free. Indoor air pollution is a high-ranked health risk. How it affects your health depends on the amounts and types of pollutants in your air and how often you breathe them. Learn about different pollutants and how to control them. After registering, you will receive a confirmation email containing information about joining the session. To register by June 22, contact Ines Beltran at inesb@uga.edu.