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2015 ServSafe
Classes

Why ServSafe Certification?    Because the ServSafe Food Protection Manager Certification is accredited by the American National Standards Institute (ANSI)-Conference for Food Protection (CFP).Because the ServSafe Food Protection Manager Certification Exam is valid, reliable and legally defensible.  Because it’s certification the industry trusts. In fact, more than 3 million ServSafe Food Protection Manager certifications have been awarded to date.  Cost $105.00, includes book, answer sheet, refreshments. ***Please Pre-register and pre-pay. Make checks payable to:   Yancey County Extension Account ***Book/test available in Spanish at no extra cost but must register three weeks prior to the class to avoid additional fees. April 28th – June 2nd - 2015 – Burnsville Location to be Announced Tuesday, April 28th, 5:30 pm – 8:30 pm, Class Tuesday, May 12th, 5:30 pm – 8:30 pm, Class Tuesday, May 19th, 5:30 pm – 8:30 pm, Class Tuesday, June 2nd, 5:30 pm – 8:30 pm, Test Space is limited – Maximum of 12 September 2015 @ Yancey County Cooperative Extension Center, 10 Orchard Drive, Burnsville, NC   28714 Monday, the 14h, 9 to 5 Monday, the 21st, 9 to 5, Class and Test Maximum 20 Special classes can be set up with your organization to better fit your organization’s schedule, need to have at least eight people needing the training. Classes may be canceled if pre-registration is low To register call Yancey County Cooperative Extension 10 Orchard Drive Burnsville, NC 28714 828 682-6186 or email: norma_chrisawn@ncsu.edu

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2015 ServSafe
Classes

Why ServSafe Certification?    Because the ServSafe Food Protection Manager Certification is accredited by the American National Standards Institute (ANSI)-Conference for Food Protection (CFP).Because the ServSafe Food Protection Manager Certification Exam is valid, reliable and legally defensible.  Because it’s certification the industry trusts. In fact, more than 3 million ServSafe Food Protection Manager certifications have been awarded to date.  Cost $105.00, includes book, answer sheet, refreshments. ***Please Pre-register and pre-pay. Make checks payable to:   Yancey County Extension Account ***Book/test available in Spanish at no extra cost but must register three weeks prior to the class to avoid additional fees. April 28th – June 2nd - 2015 – Burnsville Location to be Announced Tuesday, April 28th, 5:30 pm – 8:30 pm, Class Tuesday, May 12th, 5:30 pm – 8:30 pm, Class Tuesday, May 19th, 5:30 pm – 8:30 pm, Class Tuesday, June 2nd, 5:30 pm – 8:30 pm, Test Space is limited – Maximum of 12 September 2015 @ Yancey County Cooperative Extension Center, 10 Orchard Drive, Burnsville, NC   28714 Monday, the 14h, 9 to 5 Monday, the 21st, 9 to 5, Class and Test Maximum 20 Special classes can be set up with your organization to better fit your organization’s schedule, need to have at least eight people needing the training. Classes may be canceled if pre-registration is low To register call Yancey County Cooperative Extension 10 Orchard Drive Burnsville, NC 28714 828 682-6186 or email: norma_chrisawn@ncsu.edu

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Yancey County
Extension is on Facebook

Like Yancey County Cooperative Extension on Facebook to see what's happening. We now have a Yancey County Small Farms' facebook page; check out the educational information, workshops and events. Also keep up with the current events of Yancey County 4-H by joining their facebook page. Also, check out Living Fresh with FCS, the new Family & Consumer Sciences Facebook page for excellent information and tips on food safety, nutrition, food preservation, etc. Also, see the Dig-In Garden Facebook page to learn what's happening with the Dig-In Community Garden Project.

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Grower Application
for TRACTOR (Ag Center)

The Yancey-Mitchell AG Center, known as TRACTOR (Toe River Aggregation Center Training Organization Regional) will open soon for the 2014 growing season.  If you are a farmer who wishes to participate by being a supplier for this project, please complete the TRACTOR Application for Farmers and Producers.  Please click the Word or PDF format to download the form.  You may send or bring the Application to Cooperative Extension, 10 Orchard Drive, Burnsville, NC, 28714, or e-mail it to norma_chrisawn@ncsu.edu or contact Robin Smith at 284-7187 for information on how you can move product through the TRACTOR facility. Your response and participation is very important to this project and is greatly appreciated.

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2015 ServSafe
Classes

Why ServSafe Certification?    Because the ServSafe Food Protection Manager Certification is accredited by the American National Standards Institute (ANSI)-Conference for Food Protection (CFP).Because the ServSafe Food Protection Manager Certification Exam is valid, reliable and legally defensible.  Because it’s certification the industry trusts. In fact, more than 3 million ServSafe Food Protection Manager certifications have been awarded to date.  Cost $105.00, includes book, answer sheet, refreshments. ***Please Pre-register and pre-pay. Make checks payable to:   Yancey County Extension Account ***Book/test available in Spanish at no extra cost but must register three weeks prior to the class to avoid additional fees. April 28th – June 2nd - 2015 – Burnsville Location to be Announced Tuesday, April 28th, 5:30 pm – 8:30 pm, Class Tuesday, May 12th, 5:30 pm – 8:30 pm, Class Tuesday, May 19th, 5:30 pm – 8:30 pm, Class Tuesday, June 2nd, 5:30 pm – 8:30 pm, Test Space is limited – Maximum of 12 September 2015 @ Yancey County Cooperative Extension Center, 10 Orchard Drive, Burnsville, NC   28714 Monday, the 14h, 9 to 5 Monday, the 21st, 9 to 5, Class and Test Maximum 20 Special classes can be set up with your organization to better fit your organization’s schedule, need to have at least eight people needing the training. Classes may be canceled if pre-registration is low To register call Yancey County Cooperative Extension 10 Orchard Drive Burnsville, NC 28714 828 682-6186 or email: norma_chrisawn@ncsu.edu

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Local Foods
Feasibility Report

Report on Feasibility of Establishing A Local Foods Aggregation, Sales and Marketing Center in Yancey County, North Carolina Prepared by Smithson Mills, Inc. Click link to see the full report.

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NC Mountain State Fair – Pony Express popular

Just a reminder that THE PONY EXPRESS will be making rounds to each of the outlying Extension offices again this year. They will pick up and to deliver entries from Yancey County to the NC Mountain State Fair.  As impossible MORE »

Dial Pressure Canner Testing

Now that summer is officially here, many are enjoying the seasonal fruits and vegetables that are available this time of year. If you are planning to take advantage of these summer favorites by MORE »

Canning and Preserving Made Easy

To learn more about canning or just brush up on the latest information on food preservation, check out this workshop. This program is an introduction to canning, pickling, jams/jellies, freezing and drying. Where: MORE »

Summer Program Employment

Individual needed to assist with summer program for at-risk youth. Must be physically active and like the outdoors. Experience working with at-risk youth or pursuing a course of study related to this field MORE »

Rockets Away!

A 4-H Rocket Workshop. 4-H Volunteers Jim Happer and David Semon will be our primary instructors with two fun filled days of learning about rocketry. Youth participants need to be registered and have MORE »

New Master Gardeners Class Beginning April 1st

The Master Gardeners’ Training classes are scheduled to begin on April 1st and will run through July 8th.  Classes are on Wednesdays from 9:00 am until 12:00 noon at the Yancey County Cooperative MORE »

2015 Mountain Area Beef Conference – March 20

All area Beef Producers are invited to the 2015 Mountain Area Beef Conference which will be held on March 20th, 2015 starting at  3:00 pm at the Western North Carolina Regional Livestock Center (WNC-RLC) in Canton, MORE »

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Woodland Steward Series: Part 2Wed Aug 19 - Fri Aug 21, 2015 - ALL DAY Where:
Asheville, NC, USA
— 3 weeks away
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