With more than 7 million participants, 4-H is the nation’s largest youth organization and the only one based at land-grant universities like N.C. State. In July, N.C. Cooperative Extension and 4-H worked with Trading Spaces designer Edward Walker to develop a green design competition for 4-H’ers interested in fashion and interior design, encouraging their ambition while helping to change public perception of 4-H – an organization that does so much more than livestock exhibitions and canning competitions. Read more from the N.C. State home page
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