The folks that brought the Master Gardener program to the Eastern Sierra are preparing to roll out a Master Preserver course in 2014, turning residents into experts â€“ and possible future award-winners â€“ in preserving fruits and vegetables and other foods through canning and other methods. File photo
Passionate about food preservation? Want to learn and make friends with others also interested in canning, dehydrating and freezing?
The University of California Cooperative Extension of Inyo and Mono counties will be providing instructor training in food preservation in late March with applications for the course available now.
The training is part of the recently-launched Master Food Preserver program with the goal of training the public in approved food preservation methods and food safety standards. Upon completion of the training course, volunteers will be responsible for leading public classes and demonstrations on food preservation throughout Inyo and Mono counties.
Read more in the Saturday, Jan. 4, 2014 edition of The Inyo Register.