Joyce McGarry

Joyce McGarry

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Food Safety Educator
Ingham County Extension Office - Mason



Contact Information

Ingham County Extension Office - Mason
Food Safety Educator

Telephone: 517-887-4587

121 E Maple Street
Mason, MI 48854

Area of Expertise:

Joyce McGarry has worked for Michigan State University Extension in the area of Family and Consumer Sciences for 22 years. She has a Bachelor’s and Master’s degree from Michigan State University in Consumer Community Services. Her vast and diverse experiences within MSU Extension has included supervising the Supplemental Nutrition Assistance and the Expanded Food and Nutrition programs, Team Nutrition and MSU nutrition and physical activity research projects. Her program emphasis is on food safety. Joyce is responsible for the development of the MSU Extension Consumer Food Safety Hotline. She answers food safety questions from concerned consumers about the quality and safety of their food. She also has developed the On-line food preservation course that enables consumers to access current, researched based educational materials for safely preserving foods at home. Her emphasis is on emergency preparedness. Joyce is the Extension Disaster Education Network (EDEN) Point of Contact for Michigan State University Extension in the area of food safety.
Listing of programs:
Serv Safe Manager’s Certification
Serv Safe Food Handler Certification
Cooking for Crowds
Michigan Cottage Food Law
Safe Kids = Healthy Food
Food Preservation
Emergency Preparedness

MSU Extension
Food Safety