Orleans 4-H Fair

Making memories with friends and family at the greatest little fair.

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Orleans County 4-H Fair Flower Show

Held during the fair July 23-28.

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Cornell Chicken BBQ

Find Dr. Bob Baker's famous "Cornell BBQ Sauce" recipe here, get tips on broiling, and find guidelines for having a food-safe barbeque, here on our site.

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Cooperative Extension puts a wealth of useful, research-based information at your finger tips!

In addition to what you'll find here on our website, we offer free or low-cost workshops on topics that range from how to start an organic garden to making a home spending plan. Explore our links, check out our upcoming events, then give us a call or visit the CCE-Orleans Education Center to learn more. We're here to help, with information -- and people -- you can trust!

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Beneficial Insects

This 5-page booklet from Michigan State University describes how to attract beneficial insects to your garden by planting native flowering plants.

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Facility Rental

Consider renting classroom, meeting room, fairground, or commercial kitchen space for your next event from CCE-Orleans!

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4-H Newsletters

Our 4-H Newsletter covers all our upcoming events, activities and deadlines. Don't miss out -- sign up today! You can also find past issues here!

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Gardens in the Face of a Changing Climate

This detailed guide will teach you how to have a "climate-friendly" garden. It provides ways to reduce chemical inputs, improve compost, and how to use cover crops to increase soil health.

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Volunteer with 4-H!

There are lots of ways that adult volunteers can have an impact on the life of a young person in 4-H! Apply today to be a 4-H volunteer!

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Mold Fact Sheet

Here is background information on the various types of fungi that cause mold, how they reproduce, and how to prevent or control mold from growing in your home.

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Last updated July 2, 2018