SENECA CO., N.Y. — Seneca County Cornell Cooperative Extension is offering a freezing techniques workshop on Wednesday, August 1st from 6:30PM to 7:30PM at the Seneca County Cornell Cooperative Extension office, located on the third floor of the Main Street Shop Centre in Waterloo.
Freezing is a quick and easy way to preserve fruits and vegetables when they are in peak season to enjoy later in the year. Whether you grow your own food in a garden or enjoy buying fresh, local produce, freezing is an excellent way to preserve the nutritional value of the foods. This workhsop will explore the benefits of freezing foods in comparison to other food preservation techniques. Participants will learn how to safely freeze foods using tested, reliable methods through hands-on demonstration and printed resources.
Attendees will be provided taste samples, step by step freezing demonstrations of fruits and vegetables, printed resources, Q&A time with Master Food Preservers, and a take-home sample of homemade frozen veggie soup!
Teachers for this workshop are Shelley Pletcher, Master Food Preserver, and Mo Tidball, CCE Nutrition Educator.
Space is limited and pre-registration is required to attend. To register please call Seneca CCE at 315-539-9251 or email firstname.lastname@example.org. You can also register online: https://reg.cce.cornell.edu/freezing_245.
Seneca Cornell Cooperative Extension is a helpful resource for food safety information. Check out online resources for pressure canner maintenance and food preservation safety at http://senecacountycce.org/food-family/food-preservation and http://nchfp.uga.edu/publications/publications_usda.html.
–Cornell Cooperative Extension Seneca County
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