The North Carolina State University Cooperative Extension is hosting a Farmers Appreciation Festival on September 6 from noon to 6 p.m.

The festival is recognizing the farm workers and their families for their hard work.

The festival’s activities will feature free medical and dental exams, informational booths, free food and drinks, a live band, DJ and dance show, a soccer tournament and games for children. Along with activities, the cooperative extension is educating the farm workers and families on health and safety.

For more information, contact Luis Cruz at 919-210-8805 or