- Northern Illinois to get $8.3 million for state construction projects
- Tree-lighting festival kicks off holiday season in Machesney Park
- Roscoe Boy Scout Troop’s tree stand at new location
- Tips for selecting safe toys for kids this holiday season
- Prayer service for World AIDS Day Nov. 30
- Food Bank joins national #GivingTuesday movement
- Lee Hamilton: What lies ahead for Congress
- Rockford Public Schools faces $8.8 deficit, board OKs flat tax, HR chief
- Literary Hook: A holiday tradition: ‘This Thanksgiving, Remember’
- Cold snap does not negate global warming
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