Master Preserver Training Class

A 3-day training for those who would like to go beyond the basics of home food preservation. The skills learned in this class can either be used for your own use, or to help others learn how to safely preserve food. This course is the first step toward becoming a Cornell Cooperative Extension Master Food Preserver. The class size is limited to 20 people.

Using the safest, most updated information available, participants will learn the science of food preservation including, gaining hands-on food safety experience with:

  • boiling water bath canning
  • pressure canning jelled products
  • quick pickling observe demonstrations of freezing and drying
  • fermentation

This 3 day intensive course includes a comprehensive food preservation notebook. Nightly study is suggested for the post-test. A score of 85 is required, as well as experience with all food preservation methods and teaching others, to become a Cornell Cooperative Extension certified Master Food Preserver. No prior experience in food preservation is required.


Tuesday, April 30, 2024, 8:30 AM - 4:30 PM

Wednesday, May 1, 2024, 8:30 AM - 4:30 PM

Thursday, May 2, 2024, 8:30 AM - 4:30 PM




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Tuesday, April 30, 2024 - 8:30am to 4:30pm
3677 Administration Drive
Salamanca, NY 14779

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