Preserving the Harvest Food Preservation Workshop Series

Plan to attend this workshop series to learn the latest and safest ways to preserve foods. Sign up for one session, two or all three! Each session will include: Detailed research-based information, recipes for you to take home, demonstrations and time for answering your questions. 


SESSION 1: Wednesday, July 1, Freezing and Drying Fruits and Vegetables
SESSION 2: Wednesday, July 8, Water Bath Canning (fruits, tomatoes, salsas, pickles, jams/jellies)
SESSION 3: Wednesday, July 15, Pressure Canning (vegetables, tomatoes, soups and meats)

Sessions will be held at the University of Missouri Extension Center - Boone County, 1012 N. Hwy UU, Columbia, MO from 6:00 to 8:30 p.m. The fee for the workshops are $15 per session. Deadline to register is one week before each class. Class size is limited - register early! Click here for the registration form. Now accepting credit cards! Call the office for more information.

For more information contact: Vera Massey, Nutrition and Health Education Specialist, or 573-445-9792.




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Registration times are as follows:
Early Registration May 1 to July 31 at a cost of $155
Regular Registration August 1 to September 4 at a cost of $175
Late Registration September 5 to September 10 at a cost of $200


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Reducing air and water pollution due to reactive nitrogen and other nutrients requires voluntary adoption of new practices and technologies. A variety of best management practices (BMPs) already exist for both agricultural producers and homeowners. To learn more about implementing these BMPs, go to Help Protect Hinkson Creek.

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