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Preserving the Harvest
Food Preservation Class Series 2018
All Classes:
Location: CSU Extension – Pueblo County,
701 Court Street, Suite C
Pueblo, CO  81003
Fee:   $10.00 per class, limited space

Contact: Laura or Christine at 719-583-6566 for more information or see our flyer for details.

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



Jams and Jellies
Thursday, August 2, 2018
1:00 pm-4:00 pm  or   6:00 pm-9:00 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 7/26.

Water Bath Canning
Wednesday, August 8, 2018
1:00 pm-4:00 pm  or   6:00 pm-9:00 pm
This workshop will hone your canning skills using the water bath method for high acid fruits. Register by 8/1.

Pressure Canning
Wednesday, August 22, 2018
12:00 pm-4:00 pm  or   5:00 pm-9:00 pm
This workshop will teach pressure canning skills for low acid foods. Learn ways to prevent spoilage and illness. Register by 8/15.

Wednesday, September 12, 2018
1:00 pm-4:00 pm or   6:00 pm-9:00 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 9/5.

Wednesday, September 26,2018
1:00 pm-4:00 pm  or   6:00 pm-9:00 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 9/19.

Freezing and Dehydrating
Wednesday, October 10, 2018
1:00 pm-3:00 pm  or   6:00 pm-8:00 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 10/3.