Master Food Preserver Class On Jams, Jellies & More

Jackson, CA…The Master Food Preservers of Amador and Calaveras Counties will be holding a class on Jams, Jellies & More in May. This 3-hour introductory class takes you through the process of making and canning jams and jellies. We will discuss in detail the key ingredients: fruit choices, sugar and alternative sweeteners, the importance of lemon juice, and the role of pectin in thickening your preserves. Step-by-step demonstrations include preparing fruit and other ingredients, followed by canning using both a boiling water and atmospheric steam canner. Leave with several scientifically tested recipes and the knowledge and skill to safely can jams, jellies, and other high-acid foods in your kitchen.


Join us for this class on Saturday, May 14, 2016 from 10:00am to 1:00pm at the Amador County GSA Building, 12200-B Airport Road, in Jackson. The cost of this class is $5.00 payable at the door. No reservations are required.

Contact the University of California Cooperative Extension Master Food Preservers of Amador/Calaveras Counties at or (209) 223-6857 for any questions.