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Learn To Preserve Vegetables, Meats And Seafood Safely At Home

Hillsborough County Extension Services is offering the course.

This information was provided by Hillsborough County's Extension Office:

Whether you raise or catch your own food or buy from someone else, you can preserve vegetables, meats and seafood at their peak of freshness to enjoy later.

Hillsborough County Extension Service will teach you:

  • How to can vegetables
  • How to can meats & seafood
  • What equipment is needed
  • Types, pros & cons of canners
  • How to use a pressure canner
  • What can and cannot be altered safely in a recipe
  • Plus, what’s important for safety

Participants will get directions, recipes and resources to take home. The class will demonstrate equipment and procedures.  The new USDA Canning Guide will be for sale at discount price. Everyone will go home ready to start canning!

Classes will be at the Hillsborough County Extension Service office, located at 5339 CR 579 in Seffner.

Registration is $10 per household up to 4 people. Registrations open six weeks prior to each class. You can register online as follows:

Saturday, February 9   1:30 p.m. to 4:30 p.m.            http://canveggies020913.eventbrite.com 

Friday, February 22       1:30 pm to 4:30 pm             http://cancarrots022213.eventbrite.com

Friday, March 22           8 a.m. to 11 a.m.                http://cancarrots032213.eventbrite.com

 Saturday, April 13      8 a.m. to 11 a.m.                   http://canveggies041313.eventbrite.com

 Friday, May 3               12 p.m. to 3 p.m.                   http://canveggies050313.eventbrite

For more info contact Mary Keith at 813-744-5519, ext 54136

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