FARMINGTON — University of Maine Cooperative Extension in Franklin County will offer food safety training for volunteer cooks from 1 to 4 p.m. Thursday, May 3, at the UMaine Extension office, 138 Pleasant St. Suite 1.

Cooking for Crowds — Food Safety Training for Volunteer Cooks will offer up-to-date information on how to handle, transport, store and prepare foods safely for large group functions, such as soup kitchens, church suppers, food pantries and community fundraisers.

Participants will receive a manual designed for volunteer cooks, a certificate of attendance, posters and an instant-read thermometer. This class meets the Good Shepherd Food Bank food safety training requirements.

The fee is $15 per person and includes all materials; limited financial assistance is available.

To register, visit extension.umaine.edu/register.

For more information or to request a disability accommodation, contact Tiffany Wing, 778-4650 or [email protected].


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