Informal research-based education to the community in the areas of: 4-H Youth Development; Leadership Development; Food Safety and Nutrition; Horticulture and Natural Resources; Family Budgeting; Clothing and Textiles; Parenting; Composting and Recycling; Working with Volunteers; Master Gardener Clinics. Education is provided by workshops, written publications, one-on-one responses to phone calls, newsletters and volunteer outreach.
Volunteer Training and Opportunities – In-depth subject matter training in the topic of choice: Master Gardeners, Clothing and Textile Volunteers, Food Advisors and 4-H. Volunteers agree to help with activities and educational displays in the community in return for their training. Many programs are free or minimal cost ($5-$10). Publications range in price from $.25 to $5 and are free to those with low income.