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UGA Cooperative Extension is a statewide educational organization funded by federal, state and local governments that brings research-based education directly to individuals, families and communities.

UGA Extension is dedicated to helping people find answers to questions related to agriculture and the environment, families & 4-H Youth Development.


Upcoming Events


  • Jun 2-Jun 3
  • 8:00 AM | Lawrenceville, GA
  • The Journeyman Farmer Program offers comprehensive training for beginning farmers. The program involves three steps: Small Farm Business Training or AgAware, Small Fruit and Vegetable Production or Small Ruminant Production, and Hands-On internship/mentorship. This is the first step of the training offered in Gwinnett County and is open to all. Those who wish to apply for the Hands-On component must complete steps 1 and 2. The classes will be held in the Gwinnett County Extension office from 8am-1pm on June 2 and 3. Sign up by May 26th to guarantee your spot.
  • Jun 7
  • 9:30 AM | Ellijay, GA
  • Learn how to eat healthy without spending a lot of money, the value of having a grocery list, what it means to eat healthy foods, and portion control to prevent weight gain.
  • Jun 7
  • 1:30 PM | Ellijay, GA
  • Learn how to stretch your food dollars, the importance of paying bills on time, and how to keep track of your spending.
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