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Living on a Few Acres: Food Preservation, Webinar
April 13 @ 6:00 pm - 8:00 pm$5.00
We will present an introductory overview of preserving foods during this informative event. Learn about canning, freezing, and drying, which are all great ways to enjoy seasonal foods all year long.
Thu., Apr. 13, 2023
(6:00 PM – 8:00 PM ET)
Registration deadline: April 13, 2023, 8:00 p.m.
Join us for Living on a Few Acres: Food Preservation to learn about canning, freezing, and drying, which are all great ways to enjoy seasonal foods all year long. While these home food preservation methods have existed for centuries, we’ve learned a lot about the science behind these practices in recent years. This event will explain the scientific reasoning behind today’s recommended methods for home food preservation while debunking food preservation myths and unsafe practices.
About the Series
Living on a Few Acres is a webinar series developed for the beginning producer or homesteader looking to become more self-sufficient or take the first step in producing a product. These programs are designed to explain the very basic information on how to get started but provide resources with more advanced information as you continue pursuing your goal or hobby. Topics for the series include beekeeping, syrup making, soil fertility, vegetable gardening, tree and small fruit production, home food preservation, backyard greenhouses, and hydroponic production.
Registration is required to receive the link to access the webinar. Registrants will also receive access to the webinar recording.
Who is this for?
- Beginning producers or homesteaders
- Those looking to become more self-sufficient by preserving their own food
What will you learn?
- Basics of freezing and dehydrating foods
- Pressure canning fundamentals and safety
- Pressure, water bath, and atmospheric steam canning using current USDA guidelines
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