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Master Food Volunteers

MFV logoThe Kansas Master Food Volunteer (MFV) Program provides a foundation of knowledge to volunteers in the subject areas of food safety, food science, food preparation, and food preservation. The Extension Master Food Volunteer Program allows people with interests in food, cooking, and nutrition to take their expertise to a higher level while developing new avenues for helping in the community. The Master Food Volunteer Program is patterned after the successful Master Gardener Program.

Why become an Extension Master Food Volunteer?
  • Increase your knowledge about health, wellness, cooking techniques and food safety
  • Make new and interesting friends
  • Serve the community in new and exciting ways
  • Share your passion for health and food with others
  • Access to free or discounted EMFV cooking, nutrition and fitness classes
Training Class Information
  • 2018 Classes are Wednesdays and Thursdays
  • Students must attend all 8 classes
  • All classes are from 9a– 4p
  • Training fee is $75 (covers all class materials, apron, name tag and food purchases)

 Class Dates for 2018 are: 
Sept. 12th - 13th & 19th - 20th and Oct. 3rd - 4th & 10th - 11th

 How Do I Get Started?

Any resident of Leavenworth County, Kansas, age 18 or over with a high school diploma (or equivalent), who has an interest in health and food safety can apply.

Upcoming Events

Knowledge @ Noon programs are held the first Friday of each month from 12-1 pm at the Leavenworth Public Library.