Welcome to UCCE Central Sierra
The University of California Cooperative Extension (UCCE) is your bridge between local issues and the research expertise of the University of California.
The UC Cooperative Extension Central Sierra serves Amador, Calaveras, Tuolumne and El Dorado counties.
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Vibrant purple sweet potatoes are a healthful Thanksgiving surprise
Posted 11/20/2017 - Candied sweet potatoes – dripping with butter, brown sugar and pecans – or a casserole of mashed sweet potatoes smothered with toasted marshmallows are common sides on the Thanksgiving table. These rich dishes belie the true nature of sweet...
Simple tips for the best Thanksgiving
Posted 11/18/2017 - “What if, today, we were grateful for everything?” asks Charlie Brown. You don't need to be a beloved cartoon character to understand the meaning of Thanksgiving....