Master Food Preserver Program
UCCE Mariposa is proud to introduce you to our newest program--the UC Master Food Preserver Program, serving Mariposa, Tuolumne, Merced, Madera, and Fresno Counties! We offered our first training class in early 2022 and look forward to providing education on safe food preservation to the Central Valley and Foothill communities.
Out & About in the Community
Our first training class of Mariposa, Merced, Madera and Fresno Master Food Preservers graduated in June! Come chat with some of our newly trained Master Food Preservers at these events:
|Sept 21||10-2||Madera Health & Wellness Fair at Madera Community College|
|Sept 24||10-2||Fresno Fungi Festival|
|Oct 1||9-1||Booth at the Mariposa Master Gardener's Fall Plant Sale at the Mariposa Fairgrounds|
|Oct 22||9-12||Workshop--Basics of Fermenting & Pickling at UC Cooperative Extension in Merced|
|Nov 5||10-5||Madera Pomegranate and Nut Festival|
|Wednesdays||5-6:30||Mariposa Farmer's Market: Visit Master Food Preservers several times a month at the Master Gardener booth|
|Saturdays||8-12||Merced Farmer's Market: Visit Master Food Preservers several times a month at the Master Gardener booth|
If you are interested in scheduling us for an event, please contact us at firstname.lastname@example.org or 209-966-2417.
Contact us for more information:
UC Master Food Preserver Program of Mariposa County
Servicing Mariposa, Merced, Madera and Fresno Counties
5009 Fairgrounds Rd.
Mariposa CA 95338
|Fresno Fungi Festival||9/24/2022|
|MFP Booth at Master Gardener Plant Sale||10/1/2022|
|Mariposa Farmer's Market||10/5/2022|
|Mariposa Farmer's Market||10/12/2022|
|MFP Training Class Informational Meeting||10/21/2022|
|Basics of Fermenting & Pickling||10/22/2022|
|Mariposa Farmer's Market||10/26/2022|
|Madera Pomegranate & Nut Festival||11/5/2022|
|MFP Training Class Informational Meeting||11/18/2022|
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