Master Food Preserver Workshop May 21-23

Master Food Preserver Training
Tuesday, May 21 – Thursday, May 23, 8:30am-4:30pm each day
@Hidden Valley 4-H Camp, 2860 Hidden Valley Camp Rd, Watkins Glen, NY 14891

JUST A FEW SPOTS LEFT! This 3-day intensive course in Watkins Glen is for those who would like to go beyond the basics of home food preservation- either for your own use of to help others learn how to safely preserve food. This course is the first step toward becoming a Cornell Cooperative Extension Master Food Preserver.

Using the safest, most up-to-date information available, participants will: Learn the science of food preservation including food safety; Gain hands-on experience with        boiling water bath canning, pressure canning, jellied products, quick pickling; Observe demonstrations of freezing and drying, plus fermentation. Class is limited to 21 participants. Cost: $325/person.  Course includes a comprehensive food preservation notebook. Nightly study is suggested for the post-test. A score of 85 is required, as well as experience with all food preservation methods and teaching others, to become a Cornell Cooperative Extension certified Master Food Preserver. No prior experience in food preservation is required.

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Questions? Contact Lisa M. Shrout, 4-H Educator at Cornell Cooperative Extension of Schuyler County, 607-535-7161 ext. 3218 or<>