Master Food Preservers Share their Knowledge in 2016 Workshops

The Oregon State University Extension Service Master Food Preserver (MFP) program launched a series of cooking classes for Lane County residents.

Most classes will be held at the Community of Christ Church located at 1485 Gilham Road, Eugene unless otherwise noted. Register by filling out the appropriate form and either mailing or dropping off to the OSU Extension Service MFP in Lane County, 996 Jefferson St., Eugene OR 97402. Some classes have credit card payment options, see below.

Questions? Leave a message on Master Food Preservers hotline, 541-344-4885 and a Master Food Preserver volunteer will return your call as soon as possible.

2016 Class Offerings

  • Class: Tomatoes, Salsa and More! Saturday, August 13, 2016, 10 a.m. - 1:30 p.m. Mail in registration form with a check or pay with a credit card ($30). Class to be held at the Community of Christ Church, 1485 Gilham Road, Eugene.
  • Class: Tuna Canning, Saturday, August 27, 2016, 10 a.m. until finished around 4 p.m. Please send registration form with $60 check made out to OSU Extension Service. Class size is limited, priority will be given to first time students. (Cost of tuna will be paid in class $3-4 per jar). Maximum of 24 half-pint jars per family may be canned. Class will be held at Food for Lane County, 770 Bailey Hill Road, Eugene.
  • Class: Smoking Everything (almost) Workshop, to be held on Saturday, October 1, 2016, 10 a.m.-2 p.m. at the Community of Christ Church, 1485 Gilham Road, Eugene. Mail in registration form with a check or pay with a credit card ($60).
  • Class: Harvesting, Storing, Preserving, and Using Winter Squash, Saturday, October 29, 2016, 10 a.m.-1:30 p.m. at the Community of Christ Church, 1485 Gilham Road, Eugene. Mail in registration form with a check or pay with a credit card ($30).
  • Class: Gifts from the Kitchen, Saturday, November 12, 2016, 10 a.m.-1:30 p.m. at the Community of Christ Church, 1485 Gilham Road, Eugene. Mail in registration form with a check or pay with a credit card ($30).

Sponsored by Master Food Preservers in Lane County

Become a Master Food Preserver Volunteer

Application (includes information about the program) to become a Master Food Preserver Volunteer will be available in earyl 2017. Classes run mid April - June. Call 541-344-4885, Master Food Preserver hotline, for additional information.

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