Become an Extension Master Food Volunteer!
You will be provided with extensive training during 4 days in the spring of 2020. Topics include - food safety, basic nutrition, meal planning, cooking techniques, physical activity and much more!
Loudoun County Extension is joining Fairfax County Extension for this training, held in the Fairfax Extension Office, over 4 Fridays: March 13th, March 20th, March 27th and April 3rd. Each day is 9am – approx. 4pm.
After the training, activities may include:
- Teaching cooking skills, basic nutrition and physical activity in the Loudoun County Public School System
- Teaching cooking techniques to adult audiences
- Presenting food demonstrations at farmers markets
- Working with community partners to deliver cooking and nutrition education
Please contact Food Safety Agent Stuart Vermaak at [email protected] or Community Engagement Coordinator Barbara Bailey at [email protected] vt.edu to let us know if you are interested in applying or have any questions.
Applications are due by January 31st.
There is a $110 fee for materials. A background screening is also required for admittance to the class and volunteering opportunities thereafter.