Master Food Preserver Class

  • Saturday, August 26, 2017, 9:00 AM - Sunday, August 27@ 5:00 PM

Cornell Cooperative Extension will be offering a Certified Master Food Preservation class in Franklin County just in time for home gardeners, people wishing to prepare summer’s bounty for winter enjoyment, and anyone wishing to learn how to can and preserve foods for sale to the public using science based, safe methods.

The MFP class is a 2-day, intensive training to be held at the Paul Smiths College VIC, Paul Smiths, NY on Saturday, August 26, and Sunday, August 27. Class is both a hands-on and classroom instruction in canning a variety of products, freezing, dehydration, and making jerky. Both boiling water, low acid canning and pressure canning of low acid foods will be covered. Jams, jellies, tomato based products, soups, meats, vegetables, and wild game canning will be covered.

Participants will take a pre-test and upon taking an exam at the end of the 2-day class, will receive a certificate of completion. All materials, Master Home Preserver manual, “So Easy to Preserve” cookbook, and light lunch are provided. Class is 9:00 am-5:00 pm. Class limited to 10. No previous experience required.

All classes are taught by CCE Certified Master Food Preservation class instructors Pat Banker and Ceely King.

Pre-registration is required. Class fee is $250 per participant. Credit cards accepted. Please call 518-483-7403 or visit http://franklin.cce.cornell.edu/ for more information. 



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Patricia Banker
4-H Program Educator
(518) 483-7403