The North Carolina State Extension Master Gardener program is a training opportunity for interested volunteers. Participants apply for, and participate in a 40 hour training program followed by a 40 hour volunteer internship. Attendance is required and fees apply ($115, includes materials). Classes will be offered in Edenton on Tuesdays from 3:30pm to 5:30pm, September 14th through December 14th. Some classes are remote and local travel is required. Applications will be accepted beginning July 1; to apply, visit go.ncsu.edu/mastergardenerapplication . The Chowan-Gates-Perquimans County Extension Master Gardener program is coordinated by Area Horticulture Agent Katy Shook. Contact for more information, (252) 482-6585. North Carolina Cooperative Extension is an equal opportunity provider.