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2014 Master Food Preserver Program

Wed, 04/16/2014 - 4:26pm
Thursday, May 29, 2014 9:00 AM - 4:00 PM

The Master Food Preserver program trains and certifies volunteers in food safety, food preservation, and food security.  In return for over 48 hours of training, volunteers "pay back" hours by assisting others in learning correct food handling and preservation procedures.

Who can apply?  Anyone interested in healthy food who is able to commit to a 48 hour weekly training program AND in return, volunteer at least 48 hours during the food preservation season.

Registration deadline:  April 18, 2014

For an application and detailed schedule contact:  Janice Greg or Lenore Chavez at the Linn County Extension Office (541) 967-3871

Training is held at the

Linn County Extension Office104 4th St, Albany, OR 

2014 Master Food Preserver Program

Wed, 04/16/2014 - 4:26pm
Thursday, May 1, 2014 9:00 AM - 4:00 PM

The Master Food Preserver program trains and certifies volunteers in food safety, food preservation, and food security.  In return for over 48 hours of training, volunteers "pay back" hours by assisting others in learning correct food handling and preservation procedures.

Who can apply?  Anyone interested in healthy food who is able to commit to a 48 hour weekly training program AND in return, volunteer at least 48 hours during the food preservation season.

Registration deadline:  April 18, 2014

For an application and detailed schedule contact:  Janice Greg or Lenore Chavez at the Linn County Extension Office (541) 967-3871

Training is held at the

Linn County Extension Office104 4th St, Albany, OR 

2014 Master Food Preserver Program

Wed, 04/16/2014 - 4:26pm
Thursday, May 8, 2014 9:00 AM - 4:00 PM

The Master Food Preserver program trains and certifies volunteers in food safety, food preservation, and food security.  In return for over 48 hours of training, volunteers "pay back" hours by assisting others in learning correct food handling and preservation procedures.

Who can apply?  Anyone interested in healthy food who is able to commit to a 48 hour weekly training program AND in return, volunteer at least 48 hours during the food preservation season.

Registration deadline:  April 18, 2014

For an application and detailed schedule contact:  Janice Greg or Lenore Chavez at the Linn County Extension Office (541) 967-3871

Training is held at the

Linn County Extension Office104 4th St, Albany, OR 

2014 Master Food Preserver Program

Wed, 04/16/2014 - 4:26pm
Thursday, May 15, 2014 9:00 AM - 4:00 PM

The Master Food Preserver program trains and certifies volunteers in food safety, food preservation, and food security.  In return for over 48 hours of training, volunteers "pay back" hours by assisting others in learning correct food handling and preservation procedures.

Who can apply?  Anyone interested in healthy food who is able to commit to a 48 hour weekly training program AND in return, volunteer at least 48 hours during the food preservation season.

Registration deadline:  April 18, 2014

For an application and detailed schedule contact:  Janice Greg or Lenore Chavez at the Linn County Extension Office (541) 967-3871

Training is held at the

Linn County Extension Office104 4th St, Albany, OR 

2014 Master Food Preserver Program

Wed, 04/16/2014 - 4:26pm
Thursday, May 22, 2014 9:00 AM - 4:00 PM

The Master Food Preserver program trains and certifies volunteers in food safety, food preservation, and food security.  In return for over 48 hours of training, volunteers "pay back" hours by assisting others in learning correct food handling and preservation procedures.

Who can apply?  Anyone interested in healthy food who is able to commit to a 48 hour weekly training program AND in return, volunteer at least 48 hours during the food preservation season.

Registration deadline:  April 18, 2014

For an application and detailed schedule contact:  Janice Greg or Lenore Chavez at the Linn County Extension Office (541) 967-3871

Training is held at the

Linn County Extension Office104 4th St, Albany, OR 

Basic Food Analysis Workshop

Fri, 03/21/2014 - 4:35pm
Thursday, March 20, 2014 - Friday, March 21, 2014 (all day event)
Who should attend?

Participants may be any personnel in established food companies, small scale processors who are interested in doing their own basic food quality analysis, or food inspectors responsible for inspection of food products. Attendees will obtain a comprehensive overview of the topics and hand-on practices to conduct quality analysis. This workshop is suitable for both entry level and more experienced individuals.

March 20

• Sample preparation for pH, titrable acidity and sugar content analysis
• Calibrate and use of a pH meter
• Measurement of sugar by different methods
• Titrable acidity
• Moisture content and water activity analysis
• Measurement of container vacuum
• Validating cleaning and sanitizing (ATP, residual food swabs)
• Allergen testing

March 21

• Color for solid and liquid types of food
• Texture analysis for different types of food
• Extraction methods for phenolics and antioxidant analysis
• Methods and procedures for: total phenolic content, anthocyanins, and antioxidant activity
• Shelf-life test – lecture only

Registration information at: http://oregonstate.edu/foodsci/basic-food-analysis