Larimer County Extension Office announces canning workshops for May, June

• Canning jams, jellies and more: Love the flavors of summer fruits? Learn how you can enjoy the delightful, fresh-packed taste all year long my making jams, jellies, preserves, marmalades, conserves and butters. The workshop will cover the basics of water bath canning to ensure safe preservation. Taste testing included!
Thursday, May 17, 6 to 8 p.m. Workshop Fee: $25

• Overcoming the fear of pressure canning: Learn how a pressure canner works as we walk through each step involved in safely canning vegetables, meats and seafood. Bring your canner lid for testing of the dial gauge.
Wednesday, May 23, 6 to 8:30 p.m. Workshop Fee: $25

• Canning basics for safe preserving: Learn all about the “how and why” of preserving food at home. This workshop focuses on canning safety, types of equipment and proper canning methods. For beginners or those needing a refresher.
Wednesday, June 20, 6 to 8 p.m. Workshop Fee: $20

Pre-registration is required for workshops and space is limited. Register online at or call 970-498-6000. All workshops held at Larimer County Extension Office, 1525 Blue Spruce Drive, Fort Collins.

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