Master Food Preservers E-News, Classes, & Events Updates
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|UCCE Master Food Preserver November Classes||
November Food Preservation Classes
Presented by UCCE Master Food Preservers
Canning season continues into the fall and holidays! Join the UCCE Master Food Preservers at any of the classes listed below to learn new skills and get ideas for gifts and holiday favorites. Unless otherwise noted, all classes are free and no reservations are required.
Holiday Favorites (from the kitchen)
UCCE Master Food Preservers will share their holiday gift specialties, including a colorful and delicious habanero jelly (a great hostess gift), dehydrated spaghetti sauce in a jar (perfect for the college student or camper), seasoned salts and spicy mustards for all of your foodie friends, and much more. The presenters will share ideas for packaging and presenting gifts from the kitchen.
Location: Calaveras County Senior Center, 956 Mountain Ranch Road, San Andreas
The Pressure’s On! Basic Introduction to Safe Pressure Canning
Preserving the Fall Harvest – Cranberries, Persimmons, Pomegranates, & Pumpkins
Location for both classes: 4145 Branch Center Road, Sacramento
|UCCE Master Food Preserver October Classes||
October Food Preservation Classes
|Master Food Preservers of El Dorado County Class Venue Changes||
We have been notified by the El Dorado County Fairgrounds that they will be occupied by fire personnel for the nest couple of weeks. Therefore we have relocated the remainder classes for September and all of October to our UC Cooperative Extension (Bethell-Delfino Agriculture) Building at 311 Fair Lane in Placerville. Please download the updated schedule.
If you have questions, please call the MFP hotline at 530-621-5506.
|MFP of El Dorado County - Classes Change of Venue||
Due to the El Dorado County Fairgrounds being occupied by the wonderful firefighters fighting the fire up in the Pollock Pines area, the Master Food Preservers have moved their Dehydrating and Freezing classes for both September 16 and 20.
The new location will be the Bethell-Delfino Agriculture Building at 311 Fair Lane in Placerville.
Please see updated class schedule attached.
|UCCE Master Food Preserver September Classes||
September Food Preservation Classes
|Master Food Preservers' August Classes||
Well it's already August. Can you believe that? Please download the Master Food Preservers' August Class flyer to see all the wonderful classes available.
|UCCE Master Food Preserver Regional Class Flyer||
Inside this email:
UCCE Master Food Preserver Central Sierra July 2014 regional class flyer.
Please download for a listing of classes in our area.
|UCCE Central Sierra June Food Preservation Classes||
Summer canning season is here!
The UCCE Master Food Preservers of Central Sierra in El Dorado, Amador and Calaveras Counties are leading two classes in June to teach how to safely preserve food using techniques recommended by the National Center for Home Food Preservation and the USDA.
Both classes are free and no reservations are required.
Canning Early Summer Fruits
Before you pick berries, apricots, plums, nectarines and peaches in the early summer months, learn how to preserve them so you can enjoy these fruits all year.
Seguridad y Conservacion Alimentaria en Español
Venga y aprenda los fundamentos de la seguridad alimentaria y la conservación con instructores certificados de UC Extensión. Aprenda métodos aprobados para la preparación y conservas de una variedad de alimentos como el tomate, salsa de espagueti y mucho más. No se requiere inscripción previa. Clase gratis.
Food Safety and Preservation in Spanish
For more information, contact the UCCE Central Sierra office: 530-621-5528 or http://ucanr
|Event News from the UCCE Master Food Preservers of Amador & Calaveras counties||
Tangy and Sweet Accompaniments
Saturday, May 10, 10-Noon
Class location: Calaveras County Senior Center, 956 Mountain Ranch Road, San Andreas
Lemons, Vinegars and Sauces! See how to preserve lemons to make an essential ingredient for delicious Middle Eastern foods. Learn how apple juice becomes apple cider vinegar and watch as Master Food Preservers prepare a delicious plum sauce.
Presented by the UCCE Master Food Preservers of Amador/Calaveras Counties whose mission is to educate the public about safe home food preservation. For more information, call 209-223-6857, email us at firstname.lastname@example.org or visit our website at http://ucanr.edu/mfpcs.
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|UCCE MFP Preserving Times eNewsletter – January 2014||
In the January 2014 issue of the Master Food Preservers' eNewsletter, Preserving Times:
|MFP Preserving Times eNewsletter – September 2013||
In the September issue of the Master Food Preservers' eNewsletter, Preserving Times:
|MFP Preserving Times eNewsletter – July/August 2013||
In the July/August issue of the Master Food Preservers' eNewsletter, Preserving Times:
|MFP Preserving Times eNewsletter – May 2013||
In the May issue of the Master Food Preservers' eNewsletter, Preserving Times:
|Master Food Preserver Freezing & Dehydrating Class||
Looking for an educational food activity in the Central Sierra foothills this weekend? The Amador/Calaveras Master Food Preservers are leading a free Freezing & Dehydrating class on Saturday, March 16, from 10-Noon at the Amador County GSA Building in Jackson.
Learn to make the most of your winter garden, bulk purchases, and leftovers to keep them from spoiling.
There is no charge for the class and reservations are not required. Join us at 12200-B Airport Road in Jackson. This class will be repeated on April 6 in San Andreas.
For more information about the Master Food Preserver programs in the Central Sierra, visit http://ucanr.edu/mfpcs or call 209-223-6857.
|MFP Preserving Times eNewsletter – February 2013||
In the February issue of the Master Food Preservers' eNewsletter, Preserving Times:
|2013 Amador / Calaveras Counties Master Food Preserver Training Announcement||
Do you enjoy home food preservation? Do you like to volunteer? Would you like to learn safe methods of home food preservation? If so...
You are invited to an informational orientation meeting on
You will learn the requirements for volunteering as a Master Food Preserver and hear details about the interview, selection and training process. Master Food Preserver applicants are open to anyone in Amador or Calaveras counties. A background check including fingerprinting is required to become a Master Food Preserver. You will be given an application at the orientation meeting. Applications are due by 4:00 pm, November 30, 2012.
|MFP Preserving Times eNewsletter - November 2012||
In the November issue of the Master Food Preservers' eNewsletter, Preserving Times:
|MFP Preserving Times eNewsletter - October 2012||
In the October issue of the Master Food Preservers' eNewsletter, Preserving Times:
|MFP Preserving Times eNewsletter – September 2012||
In the September issue of the Master Food Preservers' eNewsletter, Preserving Times:
|Upcoming Master Food Preserver Classes in Amador & El Dorado Counties||
Is your kitchen starting to fill up with fruits and vegetables from your garden and those of your generous friends and relatives? Come to one of the upcoming free home food preservation classes presented by the UCCE Master Food Preservers in Amador and El Dorado counties and learn how to transform the food from perishable to preserved.
The classes are free and no reservations are needed. For more information, please call the Central Sierra office at 530-621-5502 or visit http://cecentralsierra.ucanr.edu/Master_Food_Preservers/Classes/.
|MFP Preserving Times eNewsletter - August 2012||
In this August issue of the Master Food Preservers' eNewsletter, Preserving Times: Cool, Dark Places, The Curious Canner, Private BBQ Botulism, Common Food Safety Myths, Reusable Shopping Bags, Canning Quick Breads, Free Pressure Canner Testing, Polka Dot Asparagus, How Much is a Cup?, Become a MFP, August MFP Classes, August MG Classes.
|MFP Preserving Times Newsletter - July 2012||
In this July issue of the Master Food Preservers' eNewsletter, Preserving Times: Wisely Using Canning Recipes, El Dorado County Public Class location updates, MFP at the Amador County Fair, Cooking with Fresh Herbs, The Curious Canner, Jams & Jellies: Not just for spreading, Veggie of the Month: Garlic, Food Myth Buster, El Dorado MFP Classes, Amador/Calaveras MFP Classes, MG July Classes
|UCCE Central Sierra Master Food Preserver Classes - July 7||
Interested in attending a free Master Food Preserver class tomorrow morning, July 7?
As mentioned in our June MFP eNewswletter, you have two options in the UCCE Central Sierra counties of El Dorado, Amador, Calaveras and Tuolumne.
If you’re in the southern half of the region, come to the Calaveras Senior Center at 956 Mountain Ranch Road in San Andreas. This is the first class for the new Amador/Calaveras County Master Food Preservers, starting at 10 am. The topic is Jams & Jellies.
If you’re farther north, come to the El Dorado County UCCE office at 311 Fair Lane in Placerville. The first class of the season for this group of veteran Master Food Preservers also starts at 10 am. The topic in Placerville is Food Safety and Basic Water Bath Canning.
Both classes are free. No reservations are required; just show up early for a good seat!
For more information, go to http://cecentralsierra.ucanr.edu/Master_Food_Preservers/Classes/.
|MFP Preserving Times - June 2012||
In this June issue of the Master Food Preservers' eNewsletter, Preserving Times: MFP Expand South in UCCE Central Sierra, The Grapest Show on Earth, E.Coli Happens, The Curious Canner, Veggie of the Month: Okra, Salmonella Infantis and Dry Dog Food, Why Add Acid to Canned Tomatoes, El Dorado MFP Classes, Amador/Calaveras MFP Classes, MG June Classes
|MFP Preserving Times - May 2012||
In this issue of the Master Food Preservers' eNewsletter, Preserving Times: Make it Safe, County Fairs, Glossary of Canning Terms from Ball, The Curious Canner, Fruit of the Month: Lime, Pantry Pests, Master Gardener Classes, 2012 MFP Classes for May and June
|MFP Preserving Times - April 2012||
In this issue of the Master Food Preservers' eNewsletter, Preserving Times: Pepper Planning, The Curious Canner, Using Homemade Cranberry Sauce After Thanksgiving, Clostridium Perfringens Foodborne Outbreaks Often Large: CDC, CDC’s Fruit of the Month: Asian Pear, Getting Ready for Canning Season, Master Gardener Classes & Events: April and May, 2012 MFP Classes!
|MFP Preserving Times Newsletter - February/March 2012||
In this issue of the Master Food Preservers' eNewsletter, Preserving Times: Disguising Leftovers, New MFP Publication: Contents Under Pressure, The Curious Canner, Fruit of the Month: Star Fruit, The Science Behind Salad Safety, MG Classes, MFP Winter Services, Holiday Closures for UCCE Offices
|MFP Preserving Times eNewsletter - January 2012||
In this issue:
The new Super Tracker from choosemyplate.gov; Delicious Soup from the Freezer; Power Outage and Freezer Safety; 4-Day Throw Away App; Instant Read Thermometers; Podcast Egg Products;CDC's Veggie of the Month: Tubers, including a yummy recipe; and more...
|MFP Preserving Times enewsletter - Dec '11||
In this issue of the El Dorado County Master Food Preservers eNewsletter: Healthy Chips for Smart Snacking, Holiday Parties, Freezing Tips, Preserving Pumpkin/Winter Squash, Eggnog Lifts Spirits: But be Careful of Raw Eggs, Podcast: Cooking Other Holiday Meats, The Curious Canner, Fruit of the Month, Broiled Meat May Not be Fully Cooked, MFP Winter Services, MG Classes
|MFP Preserving Times eNewsletter-Nov 2011||
In this issue of the El Dorado County Master Food Preservers eNewsletter: Black Licorice: Trick or Treat?; Making Cranberry Mustard; Wild Game Jerky; Veggie of the Month: Greens; Free Pressure Canner Gauge Testing; Hold the Raw Sprouts, Please; The Curious Canner; Master Gardener Classes
|Master Food Preservers' Preserving Times E-Newsletter||
In the first issue of the El Dorado County Master Food Preservers eNewsletter: Appropriate Containers for Canning, Botulism Problems, Pickle Time, Name that Veggie Quiz, Fruit of the Month: Persimmons, Vacuum Packaging, Free Food Preservation Classes, MFP Program, MFP Services, Master Gardener Classes