Home food preservation
Preserving your garden’s bounty from one year to the next, knowing exactly what is in your food and making special gifts for friends are just some of the reasons for preserving foods at home. Canning, freezing and drying are safe and effective ways to preserve food if done correctly.
A five-session series titled Quality for Keeps was designed to teach you the latest, safest ways to can, freeze, dry or pickle foods at home. Each session includes:
- Detailed information on each food preservation method
- How to use and care for essential equipment
- Sharing of reliable resources
6:30 to 8:30 p.m. each date
$15 per session or $60 for all five
Directions to the Extension Center
June 11, Jams and Jellies
June 20, Freezing and Drying
July 11, Canning Salsa and Fruit
August 1, Pressure Canning
August 8, Pickles
You can register for any or all of the sessions by calling 636-970-3000. Deadline is one week prior to each session date. Visa, Master Card or Discover accepted.