Monthly Archives: March 2014

Master Food Volunteers Complete Training in Northern Virginia in March 2014

Congratulations to the 25 new Master Food Volunteer graduates from Alexandria, Arlington, Fairfax, and Prince William! The class has pledged to volunteer 750 hours to help Family and Consumer Sciences Agents with nutrition education efforts over the next year.

The training was led by Extension Agents Katie Strong (far left) and Nancy Stegon (seated left), with help from Extension Agent April Payne (far right) and Nutrition Outreach Instructor Megan Mauer (front row left).

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Roanoke Valley has upcoming Master Food Volunteer Training planned

Update–this training has been cancelled and will hopefully be rescheduled soon.  Please stay tuned for more details.


Beginning Saturday, April 5, 2014, a Master Food Volunteer Training is scheduled for adults interested in becoming volunteers with this program in the Roanoke Valley.

See the attached brochure below for information about the program, application deadline, additional dates of training, etc.

Roanoke MFV 2014 flyer

This training is being offered through the Roanoke County Extension Office.

For more information about the program and requirements to apply, please contact Ms. Deb Chappell, Family and Consumer Sciences Extension Agent, phone: 540-772-7524, email:

Website:  Virginia Cooperative Extension Roanoke Valley Master Food Volunteers

Fairfax Master Food Volunteers Share Experiences

Volunteers from our Fairfax group of Master Food Volunteers were recently showcased through the Fairfax County Extension website to share more about their experiences with this program and to highlight their many talents.

Following is a direct link to this site and more information about their testimonials:

We salute these great volunteers and to all of our Family and Consumer Sciences Agents and MFV’s around the state that make this program a success!  Thank you!  We couldn’t do this without you.