Cornell Cooperative Extension Orange County is hosting a three-day Master Food Preserver Certification training. Participants need no prior knowledge of food preservation to attend, but must be available to attend the entire training, be willing to share knowledge with others, and be comfortable participating in a variety of hands-on activities.
Over the 3 day course you will learn:
This course is the first step toward becoming a Cornell Cooperative Extension Master Food Preserver. Upon completion of the three-day training and a passing score of 85% or higher on the final written exam you will be given a certificate of completion. To receive certification as a Master Food Preserver you will need 40 overall hours of hands-on food preservation experience with 20 of the hours being volunteer work with Cornell Cooperative Extension Orange County.
Examples of volunteer work are:
The Master Food Preserver Training is cost is $395 per person and includes meals. Scholarships are available. Minimum number if registrants is 18 and maximum is 21. It is not financially feasible to run this training without the minimum number of registrants. Interested individuals must register with payment no later than May 6, 2019. Contact Meghan at 845-344-1234 or email@example.com for more information. No refunds; if you cannot attend please send someone in your place. If the training is canceled due to limited registrations refunds will be issued.
Shady Acres Organic Farm
21 Finchville Turnpike
Middletown, NY 10940