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Cooperative Extension Master Gardener Volunteer Training

Oct 27, 2017

Cumberland County’s Extension Master Gardener Volunteer program will offer training classes for persons interested in becoming Extension Master Gardener Volunteers beginning Jan. 11 and continuing through April 26, 2018. The class will meet every Thursday from 9 a.m. until 1 p.m. in the Cooperative Extension I.B. Julian Auditorium, located at 301 E. Mountain Dr., Fayetteville. There is a fee for the training, which covers training supplies and the Extension Master Gardener Manual. Applications are now being accepted and can be obtained by calling 910-321-6405. Applications may be also found on the Cooperative Extension website at

The deadline to apply is Nov. 22. 

For more information, contact Jason Weathington at (910) 321-6870. 

The Extension Master Gardener Volunteer program is an excellent opportunity for interested persons to increase their gardening knowledge and volunteer in the community.

For accommodations for persons with disabilities, contact Jason Weathington at (910) 321-6870 no later than 10 business days before the event. 

North Carolina Cooperative Extension is a strategic partnership of NC State Extension, The Cooperative Extension Program at N.C. A&T State University, the U.S. Department of Agriculture’s National Institute of Food and Agriculture (USDA-NIFA), and local government partners statewide. Extension delivers research-based education and technology from NC State and N.C. A&T that enriches the lives, land and economy of North Carolinians. Extension professionals in all 100 counties and the Eastern Band of Cherokee provide educational programs specializing in agriculture, youth, communities, health and the environment.