Summer Food Preservation Classes

In case you missed my interview on KPIC's Spotlight on Douglas County last week (sounding like Minnie Mouse!), here is the line-up of our OSU Extension summer food preservation classes:

OSU Extension and the Douglas County Master Food Preservers will hold
their next In the Kitchen class
Canning Jams, Jellies, Fruits, and Pie Fillings
Saturday, June 19, 2010
9:00 am to 12:30 pm
Pine Grove Community Church
1729 Buckhorn Rd.
in Dixonville

The class will cover all aspects of safely preparing and processing high acid foods in a water bath canner.

Cost for the class is $15.00. You must preregister with payment by noon on Wednesday, June 16th.

Other scheduled summer food preservation classes are as follows:

Saturday, July 17 from 9 to 2—Making Pickles and Pressure Canning Vegetables, Pine Grove Community Church. Cost is $15.

Saturday, August 14 from 9 to 12:30—Safely Canning Tomatoes and Salsa. Sutherlin Community Center. Cost is $15.

Saturday, September 18 from9:30 to 2:30—Pressure Canning meats and tuna. Sutherlin Community Center. Cost for this class is $20.

Pressure canner gauge testing will be available at all classes.

Preregistration is required for all classes.

For more information call the extension office at 672-4461.

Stop by the Extension office at 1134 SE Douglas in Roseburg to pick up a registration form or go to the webpage at: http://extension.oregonstate.edu/douglas/food then click on menu item 2a. Mail the completed form with your check to:

Douglas Co/OSU Extension
Attn: MFP-CL
PO Box 1165
Roseburg, OR 97470

Questions? Call the OSU Extension office at 672-4461.

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