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Cornell Cooperative Extension Canning Class

8.21.2014 @ 6:30-8:30 PM | Cornell Cooperative Extension
Martin Road
Voorheesvills, New York 12186
Cornell Cooperative Extension (CCE) of Albany County will be hosting a food preservation class, Tomatoes 101, on August 21, from 6:30- 8:30 pm at the extension office, 24 Martin Road, Voorheesville. Participants will learn how to can crushed tomatoes using a boiling water bath canner, make a delicious salsa, and take a jar home.

All materials will be provided. The program fee is $15, and requires pre-registration by August 19. Call Sandra at 765-3554 or email at swv2@cornell.edu to pre-register.

Two more classes on food preservation are scheduled at CCE in Voorheesville this summer and fall. A class on Beginning Fermentation will be held on September 18 from 6:60- 8:30. This will cover how to safely ferment raw vegetables for refrigerator storage, and focus on sauerkraut.

The final class will be an Introduction to Pressure Canning, on September 30. Participants will learn how to can vegetables, soups, stews, and meat, and will sample some soup. Both classes require pre-registration several days ahead of time by calling Sandra at 765-3554 or emailing at swv2@cornell.edu. The fee is $15 for each class.