Do you enjoy or want to learn about canning and freezing fruits and vegetables, making homemade jams and jellies, or try your hand at pickling foods?
You have an opportunity to take the Master Food Preserver course.
Purdue Extension Johnson County is offering a series of classes on safe food preservation techniques through the Master Food Preserver Program in Franklin, Indiana. Purdue Extension Master Food Preservers will provide the instructional course work and preservation labs.
The Master Food Preserver course will be offered in Central Indiana on the following dates from 9 AM – 4:30 PM at Scott Hall on the Johnson County Fairgrounds, 100 Fairgrounds Street, Franklin, IN.
August Series Topic
Mon., July 31, 2017 Food Safety & Freezing Food
Tues., August 1, 2017 Boiling Water Process
Wed., August, 2 2017 Pressure Canning
Thurs., August 3, 2017 Pickling & Drying Foods
Fri., August 4, 2017 Jams & Jellies
Each session consists of lectures including hands-on laboratory food preservation activities. Participants will take home some product from each lab session.
For more information or to register for the program, contact: Stacey (Faith) Grogg, firstname.lastname@example.org or (317) 736-3724. Cost is $150 for the 5-day course and includes Master Food Preserver notebook, preservation resource, and lab materials. Register early as classes typically fill up 3 months out. Class size is limited to 8 persons.
Additional Home Food Preservation Websites you may find helpful:
The National Center for Home Food Preservation is an excellent, up-to-date resource for new and experienced home food preservationist.
Fresh Preserving is a local Indiana site that is the home of Ball Brand products, tested recipes and instructional videos.