Service Programs & Opportunities

Program Areas

Educational programs are available in the following four key areas:

Family & Consumer Science

  • Apparel and Textiles
  • Extension & Community Association
  • Family Resource Management
  • Food and Nutrition
  • Food Safety/Food Preservation
  • Health and Wellness
  • Housing
  • Human Development
  • Recycling and Energy Conservation
  • Solid Waste Management

Community & Rural Development

  • Beautification
  • Economic Development
  • Leadership Development
  • Organized Community Clubs


  • Alternative Agriculture
  • Commercial Horticulture
  • Field Crops
  • Forestry
  • Home Horticulture
  • Livestock
  • Master Gardeners
  • Pesticide Education

4-H & Youth

  • Community 4-H Clubs
  • Cultural Exchanges
  • Hundreds of Project Areas
  • School Enrichment Program
  • Serving All Youth Ages 5 to 19


Cherokee County Extension Service staff are available to help you by providing information and informal learning opportunities. Educational opportunities include:

  • Classes
  • Demonstrations
  • Field Days
  • Internet
  • Meetings and Workshops
  • Newspaper, Radio, Television, and Web Updates
  • Office Visits
  • On-site Consultations
  • Online Publications
  • Organized 4-H, Extension Homemaker and Community Clubs
  • Soil and Pressure Canner Testing
  • Telephone Contacts
  • Tours

Distribution of Information

This information is distributed in furtherance of the Acts of Congress of May 8 and June 30, 1914. Employment and program opportunities are offered to all people regardless of race, color, national origin, sex, age or disability. North Carolina State University, North Carolina A&T State University, U.S. Department of Agriculture, and local governments cooperating.