preserves-487219_1920Are you interested in food safety and preservation? Would you like to put that knowledge to good use in Benton and Franklin counties? Then the WSU Master Food Preserver program might be for you!

The WSU Master Food Preserver (MFP) program is a volunteer outreach program designed to bring research-based food safety and preservation education to the public. After registration, you will complete orientation and the training program, and if you pass the open-book certification exam you will be an official MFP volunteer for the coming year!

2016 Master Food Preserver (MFP) training sessions will begin on Tuesday, April 19th and will continue through Tuesday, June 21st. For more information, including the registration form, look through the following forms or contact Lizann Powers-Hammond, Extension Faculty at (509) 735-3551 or

WSU Master Food Preserver (MFP) Program