UCCE Master Food Preservers of Sacramento County
University of California
UCCE Master Food Preservers of Sacramento County

Monthly Demonstrations

Our demonstrations are held at the UC Cooperative Extension office at 4145 Branch Center Road in Sacramento. (See a map to the UCCE office here.) Come anytime you like - no reservations are necessary.

2016 Demonstration Schedule

Wednesday Themed Demonstrations
6:30 - 8:30 p.m.

Bring a friend and come see our Master Food Preserver volunteers demonstrate seasonal specialties. There is a $5.00 materials fee for Wednesday classes, payable at the door, and no reservations are necessary. 

January 20 Citrus  
February 17 Tropical Fruits & Winter Veggies
March 16 Fermenting Foods
April 20 Herbs & Seasonings
May 18 Cherries & Berries
June 15 Stone Fruits
July 20 Tomatoes, Peppers & Onions
August 17 Pickling Vegetables & Fruits
September 21     Olives, Apples & Pears
October 19 Gifts from the Kitchen
November 16 Persimmons, Pomegranates, Pumpkin, Nuts & Quince

Saturday Skills Demonstrations
10:00 a.m. - 12:00 noon

Our FREE Saturday skills classes are great for beginners to learn the basics, but are also excellent for veteran preservers to update their knowledge and get questions answered by our experts. No reservations are necessary. 

Step by Step Basic introduction to safe boiling water and steam canning techniques
  January 9  -  July 9  -  October 8
   
Freezing Tips Basic introduction to maximizing your freezer
  February 13
   
The Pressure Is On   Basic introduction to safe pressure canning techniques
  May 14  -  August 13  -  November 12
   
All Dried Up Basic introduction to safe dehydration techniques
  June 11  -  September 10  -  December 10
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