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
4145 Branch Center Road in Sacramento

No reservation needed unless indicated below.

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A PDF copy of the 2020 Demonstration Schedule is coming soon.

2019-2020 Demonstration Schedule

Wednesday Evenings

Watch our UCCE Master Food Preserver volunteers demonstrate seasonal specialties while explaining the basic food preservation techniques used. NEW for 2020: Make & Take hands-on workshops; limited class size; pre-registration required. All other classes: $5 materials fee; payable at the door and no reservation needed.

6:30 - 8:30 PM

November 20 Gifts From the Kitchen
January 15, 2020 Make & Take: Bring and Learn to Use Your Own Pressure Canner; $20, pre-register online
February 19, 2020 Cocktails, Mocktails, and Beverages
March 18, 2020 Preserving without a Canner (Dehydrating & Freezing)
April 15, 2020 Relishes & Chutneys
May 20, 2020 Make & Take: Cheese; $20, pre-register online (coming soon)
June 17, 2020 Jams, Jellies, and Lots More
July 15, 2020 Make & Take: Simple Jellies; $20, pre-register online (coming soon)
August 19, 2020 Cucumber Pickles: All Different Ways
September 16, 2020 Make & Take: Sausage; $20, pre-register online (coming soon)
October 21, 2020 Side Dishes for your Holiday Dinner
November 18, 2020 Make & Take: Gifts From Your Kitchen; $20, pre-register online (coming soon)

Saturday Mornings

Our FREE Saturday morning 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 reservation needed.

9 AM - 12 NOON

December 14 Boiling Water & Steam Canning Basics (Equipment)
January 11, 2020 Freezing Basics
February 8, 2020 Boiling Water & Steam Canning Basics
March 14, 2020 Pressure Canning Basics
April 4, 2020 Jams & Jellies
May 9, 2020 Pickling
June 13, 2020 Dehydrating Basics
July 11, 2020 Freezing Basics
August 8, 2020 Boiling Water & Steam Canning Basics
September 12, 2020 Pressure Canning Basics
October 10, 2020 Dehydrating Basics
November 14, 2020 Boiling Water & Steam Canning Basics
December 12, 2020 Pressure Canning Basics
Webmaster Email: sacmfp@ucanr.edu