UC Cooperative Extension Capitol Corridor, Faifield
University of California
Cooperative Extension Capitol Corridor
Master Food Preserver (MFP) Program Coordinator
Location: Solano County Office (Fairfield)
Percentage of time: 50%
Salary Range: $16.09 to $23.75 + benefits
Closing Date: 2/29/16
The Coordinator oversees and provides supervision, guidance and direction to the Master Food Preserver (MFP) volunteers in Sacramento, Solano, and Yolo Counties.
Under general supervision, the Coordinator will coordinate and monitor the daily activities of the UC Cooperative Extension MFP programs in the three-county area of the UCCE Capitol Corridor Multi-County Partnership. The Sacramento County MFP program is an active program while the MFP programs in Yolo and Solano counties must be re-started after several years of inactivity. The Coordinator provides oversight, ongoing organizational leadership and program development and delivery.
Promote, in all ways consistent with the other responsibilities of the position, Accomplishment of the Affirmative Action goals established by the Division.
To learn more about the Master Food Preserver Program, click HERE.
On July 1, 2014, we became the University of California Capitol Corridor Multi-County Partnership, serving Sacramento, Solano, and Yolo Counties!
This allows us to serve the capitol corridor with greater efficiency and access to more advisors and programs.
Portions of our website will be changing and we appreciate your patience during this transition.
Solano County Programs
Helping young people discover and develop their potential by providing a wide variety of educational and enrichment experiences.
Providing information, problem-solving expertise and educational opportunities about home gardening to Solano County residents.
Working to provide young people with the opportunity to develop the skills needed to become productive, contributing members of our society.
Offering opportunities to enhance the quality of living by providing resources that support self-sufficiency.
Welcome to the fruit and nuts program! Information is disseminated through timely newsletters, grower commodity meetings and applied research and demonstration trials. Principal commodities in the counties are walnuts, almonds, dried plums, prunes, pears and apricots.
Presenting information on programs and projects within Solano County communities. Check out current information on local public forums, youth exchanges, and additional website links to other community development initiatives.
Working to improve the health and well-being of children and their families.
Serving Delta growers and allied agricultural industry on issues related to crop production and water and soil quality.
Supporting livestock producers and managers of natural resources in rangeland areas with professional research and advice.
Offering information on crops such as corn, wheat, and safflower.
Supporting growers, handlers, and marketers of a wide variety of produce.
Listing current job openings
|Holiday - Lincoln's Birthday||2/12/2016|
|Holiday - Washington's Birthday||2/15/2016|
|County Presentation Day Registration Deadline||2/15/2016|
|4-H State Ambassador Application Deadline||2/16/2016|
|UC Master Gardeners at Vacaville Library||2/18/2016|
|State Horse Field Day- Fresno State Agriculture Pavilion||2/20/2016|
|County Presentation Day||2/27/2016|
|Lynne Burns 4-H Scholarship deadline||3/2/2016|
|Ag & Environmental Science Field Day||3/4/2016|
|Solano County Fair Youth Ag Day||3/15/2016|
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The Gardeners are IN! Starting February 1, the UC Master Gardeners will be available on Mondays from 9am until 11am for you to have your plant problems diagnosed-live and in-person. Please bring your plant, insect, weed or plant diseases (in baggies or other containers) for identification or diagnosis.
Drought Information for the Home Gardener
As you well know, home gardeners are going to have to deal with drought this growing season. The UCCE Master Gardener Program in Solano County wants you to be informed and ahead of the curve. We have created a special page titled Drought Information for the Home Gardener on our Master Gardener page. We hope to update this information to enable you, the home gardener, to enjoy your garden-even in drought.
Community Water Conversations Project
If you would like an opportunity to discuss and learn about water policy options in the state click here for more information including upcoming meeting times and locations.
UC Cooperative Extension Solano County
501 Texas Street, First Floor
Fairfield, CA 94533-4498
Phone: (707) 784-1317
Fax: (707) 429-5532
Capitol Corridor Director: