Home Canning Basics Workshop Series 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.


Posted: March 12, 2019

Category: Events, Food Safety, Health & Nutrition
Tags: Canning, Food, Food Safety, Nutrition, Upcoming Events/Class

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