Language Interpretation Services Now Available
If you have limited English skills, do not let that stop you from visiting an Extension office. If you have difficulty speaking or understanding English, our staff can serve you by connecting you to one of our Extension agents through a telephone-based interpreter. Interpretation for more than 200 languages is provided. This service is free to our clients. Read more
ServSafe 2-day Managers Class
When: Nov. 9 and Nov. 12, 2015, 10 a.m. – 5 p.m.
Where: Loudoun County Cooperative Extension, 30 Catoctin Circle, S.E., Suite B, Leesburg, VA 20175
Cooking for Crowds
When: Tuesday, November 17, 2015
Where: Virginia Cooperative Extension, Loudoun County Office, 30 Catoctin Circle SE, Suite B, Leesburg, VA 20175
Cost: This FREE short course on food safety is open to all volunteer food handlers and anyone participating in the following activities:
- Raising money for non-profits through food sales at fairs, festivals, or other temporary events
- Cooking and/or serving food for schools, houses of worship, civic groups, etc.
Registration: To register contact Maria Sohail, Food Safety Extension Agent, at firstname.lastname@example.org or 703-771-5838. Space is limited, so please register early.
Cooking for Crowds Flyer (PDF | 200KB)
Virginia Cooperative Extension launches portal to help agricultural producers and buyers connect
An online tool called MarketMaker now offers a portal to a virtual marketplace that will provide increased access and acquisition of Virginia products, further connecting the farm to the fork. Farmers and ranchers, fisheries, farmers markets, processors and packers, wineries, restaurants, and individual consumers can benefit from the online resource.
Virginia Cooperative Extension launches portal to help agricultural producers and buyers connect (PDF | 108KB)
Market Maker 2014 In Review (PDF | 4MB)
Grilling Food Safety Tips
Are you planning a BBQ for the upcoming holiday weekend? Check out these food safety tips from USDA before you grill!
pH Testing of Foods and Beverages
The Loudoun County branch of Virginia Cooperative Extension is now offering pH testing services for locally produced foods and beverages. Consultations are available for food entrepreneurs and growers producing value-added, shelf-stable foods such as jams, jellies, sauces, and pickles. For more information, email email@example.com.