Purdue University Cooperative Extension Service provides home canning course

2013-04-30T12:25:00Z 2013-04-30T12:46:05Z Purdue University Cooperative Extension Service provides home canning courseCorinne Powell | Extension Educator at Purdue Cooperative Extension Service Lake County nwitimes.com

CROWN POINT | Registration is open for the upcoming five-part series of Home Food Preservation course offered by the Purdue Cooperative Extension Service to individuals interested in learning current food preservation techniques and to help them preserve food safely.

This hands-on course will focus on the general principles of safe food handling and the procedures of water bath canning, pressure canning, freezing fruits and vegetables, dehydrating, pickling, and preserving jams and jellies.

Each class will consist of instruction, videos, demonstrations and hands on food preservation. The course will be presented by Health and Human Sciences Extension Educator, Corinne Powell. The classes will be held at the Lake County Purdue Cooperative Extension Service located at 880 E 99th Court; Suite A in Crown Point. The course will be held June 11, 18, 25, July 2 and 9 from 9 a.m. to 3 p.m. The cost of the five-part series is $195 per person and all class supplies and cookbooks are provided.

For more information and registration materials, contact Diana at dmcook@purdue.edu or call (219) 755-3240. Class size is limited.

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