REPOST: ‘Make Fruits Available to All’ program, addressing food security on the Eastern Shore

University of Maryland Eastern Shore Extension’s Well Connected Communities along with Horticulture and Fruits programs celebrated their first harvest since 2017. The program called “Make Fruits Available to All” is teaching college students and and community members young and old to … Continued

4-H, Norris Square Community Alliance promote food security in Philadelphia

Jack Ouligian August 04, 2020 UNIVERSITY PARK, Pa — 4-H, a nationwide youth-development program administered in Pennsylvania by Penn State Extension, empowers and educates children and young adults across the commonwealth — a mission that naturally attracts generous, caring and … Continued

From Territorial to Transformational: A New Framework for Master Volunteer Engagement

AbstractMeaningful volunteer engagement depends on the Extension professional’s volunteer management philosophy, training, and organizational support for using volunteers. Volunteer development and leadership development are typically absent from management-focused volunteer models used in Extension. Professional development of the Extension professional, beyond … Continued