Master Food Preserver training begins April 3

2018 MASTER FOOD PRESERVER VOLUNTEER PROGRAM

Linn and Benton Counties

Master Food Preservers (MFPs) are trained and certified community volunteers who assist the OSU Extension Service in their efforts to provide up-to-date food safety/ preservation information to Oregonians. We invite you to join our program! No prior experience necessary. The training will cover all aspects of safe, healthy, home food preservation. There are hands-on labs each day of training to practice what we learn.

Volunteers must attend all eight of the Training Sessions and pass an open book certification exam to qualify for MFP Volunteer Certification.

Trainings are Tuesdays, April 3-May 22, 2018. 9:00 am – 4:00 pm

Linn County Extension – 33630 McFarland Road, Tangent, OR 97389.

Individuals interested in applying to become a Master Food Preserver Volunteer should return their Application to the OSU Linn County Extension Office no later than Friday, March 9, 2018.  Applications will be reviewed and prospective applicants will be invited to participate in a brief interview facilitated by MFP Volunteers.  Applicants selected for the Training will be enrolled and asked to pay their class/materials fee to hold a space in the training. Registration cost is $125.

Get the application here.

Note:  Class space is limited. This is a Volunteer Training Program with a required volunteer service component.

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