Our classes teach our community safe and healthy food preservation practices and are always up-to-date. The schedule is full of great classes such as:
- Basic Water Bath Canning
- Tomatoes, Basic & Fancy
- Dehydrating & Freezing
- Meat Preserving
- Jams & Jellies
- Pickles & Sauerkraut
- Cheese Making
- and more!
UCCE Master Food Preserver Volunteers Teach Safe Home Food Preservation
Vacuum Sealing for Food Storage
Amador/Calaveras County Classes
Now in the Jackson and San Andreas areas, free food preservation classes! Classes offered monthly throughout the year, alternating between Jackson and San Andreas. Download the 2016 Class Schedule (updated 1/6/2016).
Download the Holiday Gifts from the Kitchen Class Handouts to make your own recipe cards for gift bags/baskets to give ideas of how to use preserved foods in meals.
In addition to class specific recipes, we provide one or more of the handouts below at our classes that match our preservation topic.
FREE food preservation classes!
Classes and events are offered throughout the year. This year we are proud to present many classes in collaboration with Master Gardeners. Classes are in various locations in Placerville and Cameron Park.