Master Food Preserver and Master Gardener Program
3rd Thursdays: Master Food Preserver Demonstrations
The Master Food Preserver volunteers are offering home food preservation demonstrations. The classes are designed to make it easy to capture the bounty of seasonal foods to be enjoyed all year long. Food tasting will be possible at many demonstrations!
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All demonstrations are from 5:30-7:30pm and held at the
Humboldt County Agricultural Center
5630 South Broadway
Eureka, CA 95503
Master Food Preserver Workshops
Stay tuned as we schedule future Master Food Preserver hands-on learning workshops.
The Great Quinoa Recipe Contest Results
Breakfast Category: Coco Quinoa Puffs by Calvin DiMaggio (Arcata High School Student)
Appetizer Category: No Knead Sourdough Bread with Quinoa by Jennifer Bell
Burger/Meatball Category: Thai Quinoa Meatball Lettuce Wraps by Jolie Harvey
Salad Category: Quinoa Bean and Corn Salad by Steve Metaxas
Dessert Category: Quinoa Cookies by Max Haines (Arcata High School student)
If you see these winners in the community, please congratulate them.
Also, a big thank you to the judges: Lorna Bryant (KHSU), Yojana Miraya (HSU), Cristal Wilson (local farmer), Steven Dugger (North Coast Co-op)
Master Food Preserver
The Master Food Preserver program offers volunteer services and outreach to the general public. Volunteers are trained through the University of California Cooperative Extension to provide up-to-date information on food safety and preservation.
Click here to visit the Statewide UC Master Food Preserver Program.
The Master Food Preservers are trained, dedicated volunteers who conduct food safety and food preservation community activities throughout Humboldt and Del Norte counties.
Master Food Preservers:
- Provide safe methods for home food preservation
- Offer free demonstrations
- Distribute educational materials
For more information about the Humboldt/Del Norte Master Food Preserver Program, call (707) 445-7351.
Master Gardener Program
"Advice to Grow By...Ask Us!"
The Master Gardener Program offers volunteer services and outreach to the general public. Master Gardener volunteers extend research-based knowledge and information on home horticulture, pest management, and sustainable landscape practices to the residents of Humboldt and Del Norte counties.
Click here to visit the Statewide UC Master Gardener Program.
Interested in becoming a part of the UC Master Gardener Program's rich history? While making an impact in your own community, learn about:
- how to grow your own fruit and vegetables
- soil quality and health
- sustainable landscaping & water conservation
- plant and tree care
- integrated pest management
Join the Master Gardener Program today!
For more information about the Humboldt/Del Norte Master Gardener Program, please call (707) 445-7351.
The California Garden Web serves as a portal to organize and extend to the public the University of California's vast collection of research-based information about gardening.
Visit The California Backyard Orchard to learn about the home orchard and understand that it is, in fact, a living expression of genetics interacting with soils, weather, tree spacing, pests, and many other factors.
Integrated pest management, or IPM, is a process you can use to solve pest problems while minimizing risks to people and the environment. IPM can be used to manage all kinds of pests anywhere—in urban, agricultural, and wildland or natural areas.