Dine In on December 3

This weekend I had the opportunity, through the Master Food Volunteer program, to help promote Family and Consumer Sciences Day, which is supporting a commitment to¬†“dine in” on December 3 to promote preparing and eating a healthy meal together as a family. They are aiming for 200,000 families to commit to this event. If you want to find out more and commit to “dining in”, … Continue reading Dine In on December 3

Becoming a Master Food Volunteer

This week I started a training program through the Virginia Cooperative Extension to become a Master Food Volunteer (MFV). Volunteers are trained on current, research-based knowledge regarding nutrition, food preparation, food safety and physical activity to become educators in the community. When I finish the training program at the end of this month, I will be trained to do food demonstrations at farmer’s markets and … Continue reading Becoming a Master Food Volunteer