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Cooperative Extension

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​A non-formal educational program designed to help people use science-based knowledge to improve their lives. As RI's land grant university, URI implements Extension programming in RI. Follow this page or subscribe to our events on Facebook to stay updated on Extension workshops and events throughout the year!

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Webinar - Food Recovery for Rhode Island: A Community-Driven Approach to Reducing, Rescuing and Recycling Food

Are there ways to simultaneously address food waste and food insecurity at the community level? Many Rhode Islanders are looking for ways to take action to...

5/12 10am
Learn at Home - The What and When of Tick Protection

The month of May is the “tickiest” one on the calendar, and June is a close second. If you haven’t started tick protection yet then you’re going to want to...

5/18 7pm
Learn at Home - Unusual Fruits to Consider for your Landscape

Interested in growing more food at home? Learn about pawpaws, raspberries, blackberries and more. Find out which species work well in our climate and which...

6/1 7pm
Developing Risk Management and Marketing Plans

Developing Risk Management and Marketing Plans Virtual Workshop Series For Beginning Farmers, Shellfish farmers and all other Farming Commodities in RI and...

6/3 7pm
Radio Hour with URI Master Gardeners

Welcome to Radio Hour with URI Master Gardeners, our response to not being able to educate in-person at our regular tabling events. Bring your questions and...

6/5 9:30am

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