ORANGE CO., N.Y. — Cornell Cooperative Extension of Orange County will be holding a training for Master Gardener Volunteers in the Fall of 2019. This year’s training will begin in September and run through March 2020. The training will be held on Thursdays from 9:00 a.m. until 4:00 p.m. Applications will be sent out to interested individuals in the beginning of March 2019 and will be due back on April 19, 2019. The training cost will $300. Scholarships are available.
Master Gardener Volunteers partner with Cornell Cooperative Extension to assist with gardening projects in the community, teach classes and workshops, work in school and community gardens, provide information at public events, and answer gardening questions through the Garden Helpline. Master Gardener Volunteers are adults of all ages, abilities, and backgrounds. They range from having no professional gardening or landscaping experience, to very experienced gardeners. Most importantly Master Gardener Volunteers all share a love for gardening, some time to volunteer, and a willingness to complete the training.
For more information or to request an application, please contact Susan Ndiaye by phone (845) 344-1234 or e-mail email@example.com.
–Cornell Cooperative Extension Orange County
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