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October 5, 2022
2:00 PM - 4:00 PM

Lucile Tatum Homemakers Center

959 Osceola St.
Gastonia, NC 28054
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Extension Master Food Volunteer Training Program

Wednesday, October 5, 2022

Have a passion for food, nutrition, and wellness? Enjoy helping others? If yes, then learn more about Gaston County’s new Extension Master Food Volunteer Program (EMFVP)!

Benefits to You

  • Gain cooking and knife skills
  • Receive nutrition and food safety training
  • Participate in day trips to area food processing plants and research facilities
  • Make connections to our local food system
  • Meet new people who share your interest in food and nutrition - locally and statewide
  • Be a part of NC Cooperative Extension’s food, nutrition, and wellness workshops in Gaston County
  • Make a difference throughout your community

Program Requirements

  • 30-hrs educational training
  • 30-hrs “shadowing” an agent
  • 20-hrs volunteer service annually
  • 10-hrs continuing education annually

Registration Process

  1. Contact Extension agent, Linda J. Minges, for complete details to determine if this program is right for you:  Email Linda Minges or call 704-922-2127
  2. Complete application form available online and by mail.
  3. Complete the EMFVP training (30-hrs).

Cost:  $40 (valued over $1,000)

Instructor:  Linda J. Minges

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