UCCE Master Food Preservers of Orange County
University of California
UCCE Master Food Preservers of Orange County


Public Classes

The wait is over! Our first public class in our new location will be Preserving the Summer Bounty - Tomatoes.

Date:       Thursday, August 14, 2014
Time(s):   3:00-5:00 pm  OR  6:30-8:30 pm
Location:  South Coast Research Extension Center
               7601 Irvine Blvd
               Irvine, CA  92618
Cost:       $25.00
Register and pay: 

In this hands-on class we will focus on preserving tomatoes: how to freeze, dehydrate, and can them. Learn specific techniques and requirements for canning tomatoes in a boiling water canner. We will also introduce pressure canning techniques.

Handouts with additional instructions and recipes will be provided. This is also a great opportunity to bring all your questions for our Master Food Preservers!

The class is limited to the first 24 registrants per session.  Please register and pay online by August 13, 2014.  If you have any questions, please write us at: uccemfp@ucdavis.edu

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Our Location

We are located at the University of California South Coast Research & Extension Center.  This location is not normally open to the public - unless we are offering a class for which you have registered.   


7601 Irvine Blvd., Irvine, CA  92618


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