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Wayne Independent - Honesdale, PA
  • Sullivan County Master Gardener Training Starting

  • A 15 week training program to become a Master Gardener volunteer will begin Thursday, Feb. 6, 2014, through Cornell Cooperative Extension (CCE) Sullivan County.
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  • A 15 week training program to become a Master Gardener volunteer will begin Thursday, Feb. 6, 2014, through Cornell Cooperative Extension (CCE) Sullivan County. The course will be held at CCE’s Gerald J. Skoda Extension Education Center on 64 Ferndale-Loomis Road in Liberty. Training dates will run every Thursday, from Feb. 6 through May 15. Snow dates are also built into the schedule. Up to 20 individuals will be accepted into the program after an application and interview process. The cost to participate is $250. Community service is required as part of this “neighbors teaching neighbors” approach. Applications for this volunteer program are available online at www.sullivancce.org or at the CCE office in Liberty. More information can be obtained by calling Susan Dollard at 845-292-6180. In 1975 in New York State, the Master Gardener’s Program began, combining a set curriculum, learning experiences, and hands-on training. The program provides home and community gardeners with unbiased gardening information based on research knowledge and reliable experience.
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