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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Private Well Water Workshop

Well water golden rule: If you drink it, test it! Learn how Kingston, R.I. – If you use a private well for drinking water, be a smart well owner. Make...

2/26 6pm
Native Perennial Gardens

Are you interested in gardening with native plants? Learn what they are, why you should use them and which plants will work in your yard. This is a free...

2/26 6:30pm
URI Garden Symposium

Attend ​the ​2019 ​URI ​Garden ​Symposium, ​”Explore ​New ​Paths ​to ​Gardening”, ​hosted ​by ​the ​Master ​Gardener ​Program ​and ​designed ​for ​gardeners...

3/2 8:30am
Growing Microgreens at Home: A Hands-On Workshop

This class is currently full. Please visit for a listing of our current offerings.

3/9 12:30pm
FSMA Produce Safety Rule/RI GAP Training

FOR PRODUCE GROWERS, REGULATORS AND WHOLESALERS/DISTRIBUTORS This registered two-day training on March 27 and March 28 is approved and compliant with the...

3/27 8am

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