Central Sierra
University of California
Central Sierra

Classes, Workshops & Events

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!
Event Name

UCCE Master Food Preserver Volunteers Teach Safe Home Food Preservation

Vacuum Sealing for Food Storage

El Dorado County Classes

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. 

Download the 2019 class schedule - Jan through April.

Amador/Calaveras County Classes

Classes offered throughout the year, in Jackson and San Andreas. Download our schedule for the first quarter of 2019.

Download the 2016 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.

Holiday Gifts from the Kitchen Recipes
Holiday Gifts from the Kitchen Meal Ideas Recipes

In addition to class specific recipes, we provide one or more of the handouts below at our classes that match our preservation topic.

Core Canning Techniques
Dehydrating Basics
Freezing Basics

Webmaster Email: cecentralsierra@ucdavis.edu