Larimer County Extension Office announces food preservation workshops

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. Tasting included! Sept. 20, 6 – 8 p.m. Workshop fee is $20.

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.

Sept. 26, 6 – 8:30 p.m. Workshop fee is $25.

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 in Fort Collins.

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