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May 23 - May 25 Manager ServSafe Training Americus, GA - (93.0 miles) You can improve your food safety and sanitation skills through a nationally recognized food safety sanitation course. The class is 12 hours + exam by a Certified ServSafe Trainer of UGA Family and Consumer Sciences, Mitzi Parker. This course meets the new GA Food Code requirements and is certified through the National Restaurant Association and includes the course book, supplies, educational materials, exam, instruction, and refreshments. Successful completion of the exam provides certification. The class fee of $140.00 includes course book, supplies, educational materials, exam, and instructions.
May 23 ServSafe Manager Certification Gainesville, GA - (199.0 miles) Georgia Cooperative Extension provides the nationally recognized and accredited ServSafe® training for foodservice managers from the National Restaurant Association Educational Foundation (NRAEF). Upon successful completion of the ServSafe® examination, the ServSafe® Food Protection Manager certificate will be issued by the NRAEF. Workshops are offered in Hall County.
May 23 Zoom Gardening #7 - (247.0 miles) Zoom Gardening - Introduction to Canning - What do you do with all those extra vegetables? Join online or in person with Brenda Jackson, Agriculture and Natural Resources agent, on Mondays from 12:30-1pm. You can register at https://ugeorgia.ca1.qualtrics.com/jfe/form/SV_1zwQeET2Dxt5RwG
Jun 8 ServSafe® Manager Certification Training Lakeland, GA - (38.0 miles) JUNE 8-9 (Wednesday & Thursday) Call today to begin your registration for the nationally recognized and accredited ServSafe® training for foodservice managers from the National Restaurant Association Educational Foundation (NRAEF)! Upon successful completion of the ServSafe® examination, the ServSafe® Food Protection Manager certificate will be issued by the NRAEF. The $140 fee includes 12 hours of instruction, course book, study materials, and the certification exam. Drinks and snacks are provided, lunch is an hour on your own each day. Registration is required two weeks in advance.
Jun 9 ServSafe® Manager Certification Training Lakeland, GA - (38.0 miles) JUNE 8-9 (Wednesday & Thursday) Call today to begin your registration for the nationally recognized and accredited ServSafe® training for foodservice managers from the National Restaurant Association Educational Foundation (NRAEF)! Upon successful completion of the ServSafe® examination, the ServSafe® Food Protection Manager certificate will be issued by the NRAEF. The $140 fee includes 12 hours of instruction, course book, study materials, and the certification exam. Drinks and snacks are provided, lunch is an hour on your own each day. Registration is required two weeks in advance.
Jun 29 - Jun 30 Produce Safety Alliance (PSA) Virtual Workshop - (169.0 miles) The virtual workshop will be held on June 29-30, 2022.
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Here are some of UGA Extension's most popular resources on family, food, health, home, and money.

eLearning with UGA SNAP-Ed
eLearning with UGA SNAP-Ed 24/7 Tips to live a more active lifestyle, shop smarter, make healthier food choices, and cook delicious meals on a budget! Receive free kitchen and fitness items.
Start a New Food Business
Start a New Food Business A collection of resources to help you get started with your small food business.
Food Talk
Food Talk Eat healthy and get moving on a budget. Find free online nutrition education courses, recipes, and other resources.
Marriage Matters Series Looking for ways to strengthen your relationship? Whether you have just started dating, have been married for a while, or have been married more than once, we can always use some guidance in developing and maintaining a healthy and satisfying relationship.
Childcare Provider Training Entity-approved training to help child care providers meet state licensing requirements. Check the calendar for training events near you.
Your Good Credit Series Establishing, maintaining, and protecting Your Good Credit can save you thousands of dollars over time. This series will teach you the basics of credit reports and scores.
So Easy to Preserve
So Easy to Preserve This book covers topics on preserving food, canning, pickled products, sweet spreads and syrups, freezing and drying. Available for purchase only.
Eat Healthy, Be Active
Eat Healthy, Be Active A flexible 3-week schedule of hands-on activities meant to improve young children's health and well-being by teaching key nutrition and physical activity concepts.
Radon Education
Radon Education Radon is a colorless, tasteless odorless gas that can cause lung cancer. It occurs naturally and is released into the soil, easily entering buildings through the foundation. The only way to know if you have radon is to test.
Building Baby's Brain Series
Building Baby's Brain Series What happens during a child's first few years makes a big difference in the child's later life. This series helps parents learn strategies to improve early brain development.