Extension to teach food preservation techniques
Texas A&M AgriLife Extension Service hosts a food preservation series in four parts, starting Sept. 16, for those wanting to learn how to preserve fall’s food bounty.
All classes take place at the North Central Texas College kitchen, and the hands-on classes are great for beginners or those who need a refresher course. Learn how to use a pressure canner, water bath canners and de-hydrators.
• Sept. 16, 10 a.m.-2 p.m., Making Jams and Canning Vegetables
• Sept. 30, 10 a.m. -2 p.m., Jams, Jellies and Canning
• Oct 21, 10 a.m. -2 p.m., Salsas and Pickles
• Nov. 18, 10 a.m.-noon, Drying Meat, Fruits and Herbs.
Registration deadline is three days prior to the event, and the cost is $25 per class, with all supplies provided. Bring your lunch.
Call 940-549-0737 to register. Extension educational programs are open to all people without regard to race, color, religion, sex, national origin, age, disability, genetic information or veteran status.