U of I Extension offers food preservation program Sept. 2

By U of I Extension

Wouldn’t it be nice to enjoy your garden or farmers’ market produce all year long? Whether you are new to canning or interested in updating your food preservation knowledge, University of Illinois Extension invites you to join their nutrition and wellness educator, Diane Reinhold, for this seasonal program. Besides receiving the latest, most up-to-date food preservation information, you can also have your pressure canner dial gauge tested for accuracy; U of I Extension recommends having your pressure canner gauge tested annually.

Yes! You Can: Preserve It Safely” will meet from 5:30 to 7:30 p.m., Tuesday, Sept. 2, at GPS Faith Community Worship and Ministry Center, 10714 N. Second St., Machesney Park, Illinois. The fee for this program is $5 per person. To register or for more information, visit http://web.extension.illinois.edu/jswor call (815) 986-4357.

From the Aug. 20-26, 2014, issue

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