Fairfield County 4-H

UConn 4-H is hiring Associate Extension Educators!

The Department of Extension is seeking applicants for three full-time (11-month), non-tenure track Assistant/Associate Extension Educators. One position will target Food and Agricultural Literacy, one on Environmental Literacy, and the other will focus on Healthy Lifestyles Literacy. These three vacant positions are not specifically designated to an assigned location. Final placement will be negotiable, with […]

Fairfield County 4-H Grows True Leaders: Youth Garden Club Serves the Community

Throughout the summer, 20 youth in the 4-H Community Garden Club have managed a one-acre garden in New Milford.¬†They were led by leaders Anna Loor and her daughter Amira. Each youth worked eight hours every week at the garden and during 4-H time, learned the principles of seeding, planting, weeding, harvesting and garden pests.¬†Critical thinking […]

4-H Mentor Memos

Fairfield and New Haven County 4-H Mentor Memos – A newsletter of helpful information for adults who mentor children 40 Developmental Assets researched by the Search Institute. Developmental Assetsare positive factors within young people, families, communities, schools, and other settings that research has found to be important in promoting the healthy development of young people. […]