Penn State Cooperative Extension - Carbon County
Penn State Cooperative Extension - Carbon County
Provides practical information designed to improve the quality of life for local residents in conjunction with Penn State University.

Programs include:
- Agriculture: Dairy, poultry, livestock, horticulture, farm safety, agronomy, ag economic development
- West Nile Virus Program
- Master Gardening Program
- Family Living
- Better Kid Care
- Nutrition: food irradiation, foods and nutrition, home canning and freezing, food safety information, food safety training for volunteer groups.
- Expanded Food and Nutrition Program (EFNEP): for low-income families - SuperCupboard Nutrition Program.
529 Lentz Trail
Jim Thorpe, PA 18229
Eligibility: Individuals, families, businesses, and communities desiring information, publications and classes for issues related to food safety, fitness and nutrition, positive youth development, community development and gardening/farming.
Hours: Monday through Friday, 8:30am to 4:30pm
Phone/FAX Numbers
  • (570) 325-2788 Main
  • (570) 325-2805 Fax
Email Address:
Intake Procedure: Telephone, internet
Languages Spoken: Some publications in Spanish
Service Contact: 570-325-2788,
  • Child Care Instruction
  • Consumer Education
  • Continuing Education
  • Home Gardening Assistance/Supplies
  • Home Management Instruction
  • Nutrition Education
  • Youth Agricultural Programs
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Penn State Cooperative Extension - Carbon County
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