Becoming a Moore County Master Gardener

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2021 Extension Master Gardener Training Guidelines

Step 1. Submit your application by Friday, August 27, 2021.

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Step 2. Interview with the Horticulture Extension Agent, Savanah Laur. You will be notified of acceptance into the training program by Thursday September, 9 2021.

Step 3. Attend the 10-week training course, which will begin Tuesday September 14, 2021 and will end Thursday, November 18, 2021. A fee is associated with this course. The fee is $50 to be paid on the first day of class. An additional fee of $45.05 plus shipping will be required of those who wish to get a hard copy of the Extension Master Gardener Handbook. However, the online version of this book is free.

Step 4. Complete and Return the final take home exam upon completion of the course.

Step 5. Once you’ve completed the course, you’ll be required to do a 40 hour volunteer service internship, which will be completed a year from your graduation of the training course. (The COVID-19 pandemic may affect this requirement.) Complete 10 hours of continuing education during your internship.

Step 6. Begin serving  and making a positive impact on your community!

The guidelines of this program are subject to change.

Questions? Email

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Savanah Laur, N.C. Cooperative ExtensionSavanah LaurExtension Agent, Agriculture - Horticulture, Field Crops Call Savanah Email Savanah N.C. Cooperative Extension, Moore County Center
Updated on Apr 8, 2021
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