Upcoming Regional Events
Take a trip to the Mediterranean without leaving home! Laugh, learn, and eat in good company.
Class: 8:00 a.m. - 6:00 p.m.; Exam: 4:00 - 6:00 p.m. *Exam starts promptly!
Pennsylvania mushroom production and recent trends in edible mushrooms. Learn about various methods for growing edible mushrooms, including culture, maintenance, substrate preparation, and harvesting.
Dining with Diabetes is a program for people with diabetes or pre-diabetes and their families that will increase knowledge of healthy food choices and diabetes management
Join us for an afternoon of insect pest and plant disease identification and discussion.
The farmers’ market food safety workshop is a half day training session which will provide farmers’ market vendors with a basic knowledge of retail food safety, sanitation, and regulatory topics suited for vendors selling food products at farmers’ markets.
Monday, June 22, 2015 (8:45 AM - 3:30 PM); Monday, June 29, 2015 (8:45 AM - 12:00 PM) - Exam to begin at 1:00 PM
Tuesday, June 23, 2015 (9:00 AM - 4:00 PM), Tuesday, June 30, 2015 (9:00 AM - 12:00 PM) - Exam to immediately follow class.
Join us for the Home Food Preservation: Hands-On Water Bath Canning Workshop presented by The Penn State Extension Montgomery County Master Food Preservers program. Registration cost includes research based canning information and a take home canning project.
Monday, July 6, 2015; Class: 8:00 AM - 3:30 PM; Exam: 4:00 - 6:00 PM, *Exam starts promptly!
Penn State Extension, Delaware Valley University and Natural Resources Conservation Service (NRCS) are providing a educational pasture management field day about effective pasture management and best management practices for equine facilities.
Join us for the Home Food Preservation: Hands-On Pressure Canning Workshop presented by The Penn State Montgomery County Master Food Preservers program. Class registration includes research based canning information and a take home canning project.
Monday, August 3, 2015; Class: 8:00 AM - 3:30 PM; Exam: 4:00 - 6:00 PM, *Exam starts promptly!
Application deadline is Friday, May 15, 2015 and the training will be held every Thursday from August 20 to December 10, 2015, 10:00 am - 1:00 pm.
Farm Tour, Farmscaping, Enhancing Beneficials and Managing Key, Insects at Pennypack Farm, and Hands on Pest Monitoring, Sampling & Identification
Do you have keen interest in gardening, a willingness to learn more, and a strong desire to help others learn? You may be a good candidate to become a Penn State Master Gardener! This training runs from August 27th 2015 through January 14th, 2016.