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Location: CSU Extension – Pueblo County, 701 Court Street, Suite C, Pueblo, CO  81003
Fee: $10.00 per class, limited space

To register by cash or check only:  Mail or bring cash or check only to CSU Extension-Pueblo County. Make check payable to Extension Program Fund.

To register online by credit card visit our EventBrite Page at: Preserving the Harvest

Contact Laura or Christine at 719-583-6566 for more information.



Jams and Jellies
Thursday, July 6, 2017
1:00 pm-4:00 pm
Learn the role of pectin in gelling and get hints and tips to get the right consistency. Receive recipes for canned jams and jellies as well as freezer/refrigerator jellies.  Register by 6/30.

Wednesday, July 12, 2017
1:00 pm-4:00 pm
Making and canning your own pickles is one of the easiest things you can do with produce! This class will cover: Pickling fruits; Pickling vegetables; Pickled relishes. Register by 7/7.

Wednesday, July 26,2017
1:00 pm-4:00 pm
Learn how to make and preserve sauerkraut, kim chee, and other products. This class will cover equipment needed, acceptable processing methods, and how to preserve fermented foods. Register by 7/21.

Water Bath Canning
Wednesday, August 2, 2017
1:00 pm-4:00 pm
This workshop will hone your canning skills using the water bath method for high acid fruits. Register by 7/30.

Pressure Canning
Wednesday, August 9, 2017
1:00 pm-5:00 pm
This workshop will teach pressure canning skills for low acid foods. Learn ways to prevent spoilage and illness. Register by 8/4.

Freezing and Dehydrating
Wednesday, August 23, 2017
1:00 pm-3:00 pm
Learn how to freeze fruits and vegetables quickly and safely for high quality product. Learn how to dry fruits, vegetables, herbs and meat. Register by 8/18.