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Home Canning Basics Classes in April

Food preservation is a nutritious and economical way to turn fresh foods into pantry staples!  

This 2-part series will introduce the fundamentals of canning and build the skills you need to safely preserve food at home.

Part 1:  Basics of Home Canning  – Tuesday, April 16, 2019

Learn the science and methods behind food preservation. The class will focus on USDA guidelines, food safety & quality, proper canning procedures, equipment, and recipes.  A recipe preparation and water bath canning demonstration will be given.

Part 2:  Salsa Workshop  – Tuesday, April 23, 2019

In this hands-on workshop, participants will learn about food preservation using the water bath canning method.  As part of a small group, you will have the opportunity to prepare a recipe, practice proper techniques of canning, and take home a jar of freshly made salsa!

Cost of $20 includes 2 classes, educational materials, canning demo & hands-on experience, one jar of salsa, and goody giveaways.

Space is limited, advance registration is required.  Register on Eventbrite

Contact Amy Mullins at amymullins@ufl.edu or (850) 606-5200 for more information.