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Master Food Preserver Program

Preserve Today, Relish Tomorrow!

plates of cucumber pickle slices, SPARK Social SF event, fall 2018 - J. Lee & A. Lee
UC Master Food Preservers (MFPs) are trained volunteers who extend UC research-based information about home food safety and preservation to the public.  

What do MFP volunteers do?

  • Work in the community as local food preservation specialists.
  • Teach classes on various food preservation topics.
  • Answer food preservation inquiries by email.
  • Staff information booths and present food preservation demonstrations at the county fair and other local events.
  • Provide accuracy testing of home pressure canners for the public, free of charge.
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