Learn the art and science of food preservation in August

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The Larimer County Extension Office announces the following food preservation workshops to be offered in August:

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.
Thursday, August 14, 6 – 8:30 p.m.
Workshop fee: $25

The Art and Science of Dehydrating Foods: Drying is a creative way to preserve foods. Learn basic methods of drying fruits, vegetables, herbs, leathers and jerkies. Ideas for using dehydrated foods will be included.
Wednesday, August 20, 6 – 8:00 p.m.
Workshop fee: $25

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.
Wednesday, August 27, 6 – 8:30 p.m.
Workshop fee: $30

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