The first session of AG H.O.P.E. (Agriculture – Helping Others, Providing Education), slated for 4 p.m. Thursday, Oct. 8, will focus on the agricultural heritage of Western North Carolina. Topics will include crop growing, livestock, sustainability and craft, and youth will be able to participate in interactive team building activities.
The project is led and created by teen 4-H member Abbegail King. King has been involved with 4-H for five years, served as a district officer in the program and raises dairy cows, goats and various other crops and animals. She plans to work in comparative medicine and biomedical sciences after college.