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OfflineEventAttendanceMode Lucile Tatum Homemakers Center, 959 Osceola St, Gastonia, NC 28054, USA Lucile Tatum Homemakers Center, 959 Osceola St, Gastonia, NC 28054, USA Gaston County Center 7 months ago

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

  1. Gain cooking and knife skills
  2. Receive nutrition and food safety training
  3. Participate in day trips to area food processing plants and research facilities
  4. Make connections to our local food system
  5. Meet new people who share your interest in food and nutrition - locally and statewide
  6. Be a part of NC Cooperative Extension’s food, nutrition, and wellness workshops in Gaston County
  7. 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: or 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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