Food Preservation Classes

Date: July 18, 2017 - August 1, 2017
Time: 6 - 8 p.m.
Location: Grand Traverse Count MSU Extension Office, 520 W Front St, Traverse City MI 49684
Contact: Oryana Community Co-Op, 231-947-0191

Oryana, in conjunction with MSU Extension, is pleased to offer a 3-part series of canning classes. Learn how to preserve the bounty of the season in your own kitchen!

Tuesday, July 18: Canning High Acid Foods using a Water-Bath Canner

Learn the difference between high and low acid foods as well as the basics for safely canning high acid foods using a water-bath canner. Become familiar with canning equipment and how to avoid food spoilage. 

Tuesday, July 25: Canning Low Acid Foods using a Pressure Canner

Learn the difference between high and low acid foods as well as the basics for safely canning low acid foods using a pressure canner. Learn the latest USDA guidelines for canning low-acid foods and how to test equipment for accuracy. 

Tuesday, August 1: Freezing and Drying Food

Learn how to freeze foods safely while preserving the quality and texture of your fruits and vegetables, and explore various drying methods that dry foods effectively and reduce the incidence of spoilage. 

 

COST: $20 for all 3 classes or $10 each, payable at class. 

Registration is required: stop by the Oryana Customer Service desk

 

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