WPCC offers a variety of classes for professional training along with personal advancement and enjoyment both in seated classes and online through ed2go. These classes are designed to accommodate busy lifestyles and provide opportunities to quickly get skills or explore interests.
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- April 29, 2019, 8:00 am: 5-Day Mushroom Identification & NC Foraging License Certification - 57340
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You can also register and pay in person for Continuing Education and Workforce Development classes with Yvette Logan in Hildebrand Hall, Room 100E [map]. Yvette will be available for registrations Monday-Thursday from 9:00 a.m. to 6:00 p.m. Remember, you need to register for classes prior to the class start date (preferably 48 hours prior), allowing time for all payments to process before the class begins.
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8:00 am: 5-Day Mushroom Identification & NC Foraging License Certification - 57340
April 29, 2019 –
Jim Richardson Campus/K Building
200 East College Dr
Morganton, NC 28655
Date: April 29 - May 03, 2019 Monday - Friday
Join Tradd Cotter and Western Piedmont Community College Sustainable Agriculture for a week-long fungi intensive. This comprehensive seminar will encompass all aspects of identification for successful foraging of culinary and medicinal mushrooms. During your week of hands-on instruction, you will learn fungi identification, gill printing, and foraging skills. We will also venture into the local forests to collect specimens and practice our knowledge. No experience necessary, attendees will receive expert instruction that will satisfy both beginner and advanced growers and foragers.
Attendees with take a final exam leading to a 5 year mushroom foraging license. Additional Fee of $50.00 if submitting exam for official permit. This permit meets the criteria required by the state health departments and is formally approved for the foraging and selling of wild mushrooms in the following states: Georgia, South Carolina and North Carolina.
Register for the Course
If you need more information or have questions, please contact Meagan Roberts at (828) 448-3562 or via e-mail at email@example.com.
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Western Piedmont Community College offers Continuing Education classes on the Main Campus (left pin on the map) and at the Foothills Higher Education Center (right pin on the map). Select a pin to get address and general contact information about each location.
WPCC Main Campus
Morganton, NC 28655
General Information: (828) 438-6000
Foothills Higher Education Center
Morganton, NC 28655
General Information: (828) 448-6140
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