Wednesday, July 14, 2010

Food Preservation 101 Classes 7.22 - 8.19.2010

A series of classes covering the basics of food preservation will be taught in a series of six classes offered by WSU Clark County Extension.
The sessions are from 6 p.m. to 8 p.m. Thursdays at the Center for Agriculture, Science and Environmental Education, 11104 N.E. 149th St.
“Stocking Your Pantry: Food Preservation 101” offers information on equipment needed to preserve food, where to get the equipment, and basic instructions on preserving foods.
Participants will get how-to materials, a resource list for obtaining equipment and supplies, a website list and a sample taste of products.
Participants can sign up for any of the classes ($20 each) or all six ($100). To register, call 360-397-6060. For information, go to
Topics and dates:
• Thursday — Canning fruits.
• July 22 — Jams and jellies (sugar and sugar-free.)
• July 29 — Safe food dehydration and freezing.
• Aug. 5 — Pickling and fermentation.
• Aug. 12 — Tomatoes and salsas.
• Aug. 19 — Pressure canning for meat, fish, poultry and vegetables.

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