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Master Food Preserver

Do you live in Los Angeles County?

Do you want to know more about food preservation and share that with the
larger community?

Los Angeles County Cooperative Extension is now accepting applications for its Master Food Preserver class. The course runs Tuesday nights from 5:30 to 9:30 pm from March 20, 2012 through June 5,2012. Successful graduates will be expected to share and expand their knowledge through community service and ongoing education. To apply to the program, complete the following online application:


For more details about the program, and to access the course announcement, please visit the MFP website:

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The Hazards of Canned Food

Since I have a family, I have become more discerning about the food I make for them.  Yes, I cook more than we eat out.  I could usually use convenience foods to get the job done. However, I recently found out that varies canned foods I buy at the supermarket might not be the best choice for me and my family.  Canned beans and tomatoes save me time in the kitchen, but may be putting my health at risk.

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