Home Food Preservation: Hoosier Harvest
Can It! Freeze It! Dry It! Do It Safely!
A workshop for home food preservers Juicy ripe peaches, snapping fresh green beans, plump tomatoes, flavorful herbs… Make the most of our Hoosier Harvest by preserving it to enjoy throughout the year.
Using research-based food preservation techniques is the best way to insure the foods you preserve are of high quality and safe to eat. This hands-on workshop is designed to assist not only the first-time food preserver but also the more experienced food preservers too.
Topics and Dates
July 16 – Food Safety & Freezing Food
July 23 – Boiling Water Process
July 30 – Pressure Canning
Aug. 6 – Pickling & Drying Foods
Aug. 13 – Jams and Jellies
Times: 6:00-9:00 PM
Location: East High School, 230 South Marr Road Columbus, IN 47201
To register, use this brochure. Additional forms can be acquired at Bartholomew County Extension website
www.ag.purdue.edu/counties/bartholomew or call the Bartholomew County Extension Office, (812) 379-1665.
Pre-registration is required one week prior to the scheduled workshop. Class size is limited. Early registration is recommended.
The registration fee is $10.00 for each class, or $45.00 for the complete series. You may come to all or only selected class. Please indicate your selection on the registration form.
The class will be given by Harriet Armstrong, Health and Human Sciences Program Assistant, Purdue Extension - Bartholomew County.
*Your gauges need checked annually! Contact Harriet and she can check your pressure gauge for free.