Wanna Be A Judge? Fair Judging Of Preserved Foods Workshop

Sacramento, CA…In this all day workshop you will learn the guidelines to judging preserved foods at fairs and other competitive events. The rules used at our California State Fair will be presented and discussed. There will also be a lab where you will actually participate in judging preserved foods with our instructors nearby to help guide you and answer your questions. An understanding of the principals of preserving high acid and low acid foods is recommended for this workshop.


Instructor, Mary Grove, has been a UCCE Master Food Preserver of El Dorado County since 2002. She has taught classes and seminars on judging preserved foods. Mary has judged at various county fairs, most recently at Mother Lode Fair, Solano County Fair, Yuba Sutter Fair, Amador County Fair, Nevada County Fair, Santa Cruz County Fair and Gold Country Fair in both open and closed judging. Last, but certainly not least, she was a judge at the California State Fair in 2014 and 2015.

Registration closes on 1/15/2017.
Register online http://ucanr.edu/fairjudgingworkshop or ask for a registration form at the Cooperative
Extension office located at 311 Fair Lane, Placerville, CA.
Cash, check, VISA/Mastercard ok. Cash or check must be received at close of registration: 1/15/2017

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