Larimer County Extension workshops include bread baking, tomato canning

Preserving tomatoes
Learn how to safely preserve tomatoes to enjoy all year long. This workshop provides an overview of all three methods of preserving tomatoes: canning, freezing and dehydrating. Fee: $20
Wednesday, August 14, 6—8 p.m.

Viva salsa!
Salsa is one of the most popular condiments in America! Learn how to prepare and water bath can salsa using a recipe that has been tested and is safe for home canning. Fee: $25
Wednesday, August 28, 6—8:30 p.m.

Fermenting vegetables
Natural fermentation is one of the oldest means of food preservation. Learn the science of preparing and storing sauerkraut, kimchi and other fermented vegetables safely in this hands-on workshop. Fee $25
Thursday, September 12, 6—8 p.m.

Whole grain bread baking
Discover how simple and economical it is to make healthy whole grain breads from safely stored high-moisture dough. The workshop includes samples, recipes and tips for whole grain baking at altitude. Bring a 3-4 quart container for mixing dough to take home. Fee: $25
Wednesday, September 18, 6—8 p.m.

Pre-registration is required for workshops and space is limited. Register online at or call Edie McSherry at 970-498-6008. The complete summer workshop schedule is available at All workshops held at Larimer County Extension Office, 1525 Blue Spruce Drive, Fort Collins.

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