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Friday 8:00 a.m - 12:00 p.m.

 
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Tooele County 4-H & Youth

Local 4-H forms and fliers:

To register in one of our 4-H activities, you need to first be registered in 4-H for 2020-21. Once your status is "active" you can register in the activity. Enroll in 4-H and register for 4-H activities at 4h.zsuite.org

Looking for new 4-H project ideas you can do now at home? Check out the DISCOVER 4-H CLUBS curriculum. Download for free today. There are highlighted topics can be done with supplies you probably already have at home!

Tooele County 4-H 2021 Service Adventures:   

  • New Adventure is coming in February 2021. Check back soon!  

Additional Resources

Tooele County Junior Livestock Show

Sheep sticking head through pen at Jr. Livestock show

The Utah 4-H Livestock Program is designed for youth with interest in livestock and livestock events. Livestock show entry forms with fees are due on or before July 6th to: 86 Kelsey View Dr., Tooele UT 84074 or the 4-H office at: 151 N. Main St, Tooele, 84074. Make checks payable to the Tooele County Jr. Livestock Show. The 2020 Tooele County Jr. Livestock Show is still being planned for August 5-8 at Deseret Peak. Please see the participant letter below for more details. 

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Tooele County Agriculture & Natural Resources

Tooele County has a substantial agricultural base, with more than 400,000 acres of farmland. Agriculture products account for over $15,000,000 in the Tooele County economy. The Tooele County Extension Office is involved in disseminating educational materials and providing educational programs that improve the profitability and sustainability of farms in the County.

Junior Livestock

The Utah 4-H Livestock Program is designed for youth with interest in livestock and livestock events.

Entry Forms and Show Book

Tooele County Gardening

Calling All Volunteers

Master Gardener programs are in frequent need of volunteers to assist with events like the City Community Garden, Garden Expo, Annual Garden Tour, Diagnostic Clinic, and other seasonal events.

If you are interested please notify, as soon as possible:

Dana Cooper: 801-803-2936 or danacooper@gmail.com

USU Extension Garden Store

Tooele County Home, Family & Food

Family and Consumer Sciences

Family and Consumer Sciences (FCS) address the issues of family communication, parenting, child development, nutrition, management of personal finances, and the balance of work and family.

The FCS Agent’s focus is to teach the knowledge, skills, attitudes, and behaviors needed for:

  • Balancing personal, home, family and work lives.
  • Promoting optimal nutrition and wellness across the life span.
  • Strengthening the well-being of individuals and families across the life span.
  • Using critical and creative thinking skills to address problems in diverse family, community, and work environments.
  • Ensuring security for the family’s financial needs.
  • Promoting and sustaining the 4-H youth organization.

Finance - Money Management

Putting together a monthly spending plan is key to successful money management.

Download and fill out this spending plan to get started. 

Coupon Presentation Resources

Food Preservation & Canning

From the USDA Complete Guide to Home Canning, find tasty recipes and ensure you are doing canning correctly. Learn the proper methods of food preservation to fully enjoy your final food products.

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Food Resources

Volunteering

Youth Development:

Make a difference in the life of local youth by sharing your time and talents. Become a 4-H youth volunteer by assisting in existing 4-H clubs or start your own 4-H club. The clubs in place are livestock, horse, shooting sports, sewing cooking, computer, poultry, insects, and many more. Begin the volunteering process here, or contact the Toole County USU Extension Office at 277-2401.

Agriculture:

Get involved in agriculture/natural resource research projects, workshops, tours, and farm field days. To volunteer contact Linden Greenhalgh at 277-2407or email linden.greenhalgh@usu.edu.

Horticulture:

If you enjoy gardening come join the Master Gardener Organization. Master Gardeners server this community by teaching gardening classes, answering gardening questions and helping with community gardens.

For more information visit the Gardening tab.

Family Consumer Sciences:

Utah State University Extension offers a variety of workshops and classes. These provide many opportunities for volunteers to become involved. These volunteers augment the success of these programs. Come and get involved in planning and delivering valuable programs to the people of Tooele County.

Call Darlene Christensen, Family and Consumer Science Agent, at 277-2406, or email darlene.christensen@usu.edu.

USU Extension Tooele County Contact Information

 

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Nickole Brown
Tooele County
Nickole Brown

Nickole Brown

Extension Administrative Assistant | Tooele County

435-277-2409

nickole.brown@usu.edu

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Darlene Christensen

Darlene Christensen

Extension Associate Professor | Finance | Tooele County

(435) 277-2406

darlene.christensen@usu.edu

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Tamra Cox
Tamra Cox

Tamra Cox

4-H Administrative Assistant | Tooele County

435-277-2405

tamra.cox@usu.edu

Melissa Flint
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Melissa Flint

Melissa Flint

Health and Wellness Program Coordinator | Tooele County

435-277-2400

melissa.flint@usu.edu

Rebekah Furniss
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Rebekah Furniss

Rebekah Furniss

FCS/4-H Staff Assistant | Tooele County

435-277-2401

rebekah.furniss@usu.edu

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Linden Greenhalgh
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Linden Greenhalgh

Linden Greenhalgh

Extension Professor | Agriculture, Natural Resources, 4-H | Tooele County Director

(435) 277-2407

linden.greenhalgh@usu.edu

Emily Hamilton
Tooele County
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Emily Hamilton

Emily Hamilton

Health Educator and Mentoring Coordinator | Tooele County

801-560-4608

emily.hamilton@usu.com

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Robyn Handley
Robyn Handley

Robyn Handley

4-H Coordinator | 4-H Teen Council Advisor | Tooele County

(435)-277-2402

robyn.handley@usu.edu

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Molly Marino
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Molly Marino

Rural Opioid Healthcare Consortium Coordinator | Tooele County

435-277-2400

molly.marino@usu.edu

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Sarah Patino
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Sarah Patino

Sarah Patino

Create Better Health Educator | Tooele County

435-277-2408

sarah.patino@usu.edu

Krista Thompson
Tooele County
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Krista Thompson

Krista Thompson

Health and Wellness Educator | Tooele County

435-277-2400

krista.thompson@usu.edu

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Maren Voss
Maren Voss

Maren Voss

Professional Practice Extension Assistant Professor | Health and Wellness | HEART Initiative | Salt Lake & Tooele Counties

385-468-4841

maren.voss@usu.edu

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