EMG White Paper – A Model for Other Master Volunteer Programs

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Master Gardeners volunteering to educate the public on Master Gardener services and/or volunteer opportunities (photo credit: Mary Meyer)

Perhaps one of the most successful indicators of the EMG program is how many times it has been copied and used as a model for other volunteer programs. This train the trainer program has inspired numerous “master” volunteers, including Tree Care Advisors; Advanced Master Gardener-Tree Stewards; Master Composter; Shoreland Volunteer; Master Naturalist, and Master Food Preserver.