Friday, December 21, 2018

UCCE Master Food Preservers: Become a UCCE Master Food Preserver Volunteer

By Sue Mosbacher, UCCE Master Food Preserver Program Coordinator

Are you interested in becoming a certified UCCE Master Food Preserver volunteer and teaching others how to preserve food at home? Apply for the 2019 volunteer training program in Amador/Calaveras Counties. While experience with canning and drying food is a bonus, it isn’t required.

Our 2019 volunteer training program in Amador/Calaveras Counties starts on March 1, 2019 followed by classes every other Friday through June 21.

Want to learn more? Visit our website at and join us at one of our training program overview meetings: 12:30 on Friday, January 4 at the Amador County GSA Building, 12200-B Airport Road in Jackson; 12:00 on Thursday, January 17, at the Angels Camp Business Association Board Room, 300 South Main Street in Angels Camp; 3:30 Friday, February 1 at the Calaveras Senior Center, 956 Mountain Ranch Road in San Andreas or, 12:00 on Monday, February 4, at the Foothill Fire Protection District, 3255 Helisma Road in Burson.

At the one-hour informational meetings you'll learn about the mission of the UC Master Food Preserver Program, the educational events we provide in our community, the training required to become certified, and the annual requirements for active members. RSVP at or by calling 530-621-5528 or email Robin at

About UCCE Master Food Preservers
The University of California Master Food Preserver Program extends research-based information about home food safety and preservation to the public. The UC Master Food Preserver Program is a public service and outreach program under the University of California Division of Agriculture and Natural Resources administered locally by participating UC Cooperative Extension county offices. For more information about our local program, visit

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