Master Food Preserver and Master Gardener Program
Master Food Preserver
The 2018 Master Food Preservers Training Application is now available! Orientation is January 20, 2018. Courses are Saturday and Monday evenings, February 3 - March 12. Mondays 5:30pm-8:30pm & Saturdays 9:00am-4:00pm. It all takes place at the UC Cooperative Extension Building, 5630 South Broadway, Eureka.
The Master Food Preserver program is a public service community outreach volunteer program through the University of California Cooperative Extension that provides up-to-date information on food safety and preservation.
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
Additionally, Master Food Preserver volunteers assists other Cooperative Extension staff and help organize educational events.
To find out more information about the Master Food Preserver program, please contact our office at (707) 445-7351.
Master Gardener Program
UC Cooperative Extension will be offering a Small Farm-Master Gardener Short Course in 2017. Applications are now available at this link: Application for SF-MG 2017. The schedule is available at this link: SCHEDULE-2017
Classes will begin on Thursday, March 2, 2017, at 5:30 PM, here at the Ag Center at the foot of Humboldt Hill, 5630 South Broadway, Eureka. Classes will be held every Thursday, 5:30 PM - 8:30 PM. There will also be field trips on the following Saturdays - March 11, 2017, March 18, 2017 and March 25, 2017. Time and place to be determined.
Sign up soon!
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.
Interested in becoming a part of the UC Master Gardener Program's rich history? Learn about soil, sustainable landscaping, water conservation, plant and tree care, pest management and how to grow your own fruits and vegetables, while making an impact in your own community. Join the Master Gardener Program today!
For more information about the Master Gardener Program, please call our office at (707) 445-7351.