Food Preservation and Cooking classes***

Canning

Pre-registration required (see below for details)

 

Jerky Making, Wednesday November 12, 2014
6:00-8:00pm
OSU Extension Service, 3180 Center St NE, Salem
1st floor conference room

 

Budget Friendly Meals Class, Monday February 9, 2015
6:30-8:00m
Gehlar Wellness Kitchen, 1st floor building D, Salem Hospital
939 Oak St SE, Salem OR

 

Don't Get Collard by your Greens - cooking class, Monday May 11, 2015
6:30-8:00pm
Gehlar Wellness Kitchen, 1st floor building D, Salem Hospital
939 Oak St SE, Salem OR

Preserving Fruit class, Monday August 10, 2015
6:30-8:00m
Gehlar Wellness Kitchen, 1st floor building D, Salem Hospital
939 Oak St SE, Salem OR

 

Freezer Meals class, Monday November 9, 2015
6:30-8:00pm
Gehlar Wellness Kitchen, 1st floor building D, Salem Hospital
939 Oak St SE, Salem OR

 

***Pre-registration required by calling 503-588-5301503-588-5301  or emailing tonya.johnson@oregonstate.edu

$10 per class in 2014;  $12 per class in 2015

 


A few other cooking classes are offered through a partnership with the City of Woodburn Parks and Recreation Department.   Click here for details.

 


 

Master Food Preserver Program

A Master Food Preserver program certification course will be offered in the Spring of 2016.  For more information contact Tonya Johnson at tonya.johnson@oregonstate.edu or 503-373-3763.

 


About Food Safety and Preservation 

Extension has been involved with food preservation for 100 years. Our goal is to provide you with recipes and instructions that minimize your risk of spoilage and food borne illness. If you happen to be canning, freezing, dehydrating or pickling in the dead of night, you can access several of our bulletins and factsheets with tested instructions on line 24/7.

Complete Guide to Home Canning - is the current compilation of instructions from the United States Department of Agriculture. Consisting of seven different sections beginning with the principals of home canFruitning, the guide can be downloaded, saved and printed or bookmark the webpage and consult it at your convenience.

So Easy To Preserve – is a comprehensive food preservation guide. It contains basic information regarding various preservation techniques including canning, pickling, jellied products, freezing and dehydrating. Order your copy from Cooperative Extension, The University of Georgia at  and click on So Easy To Preserve.

Canning Fruits at Home - Visit our self directed learning module designed to take you through each step of canning fruit at home.

Food Safety at Home

The United States Department of Agriculture Food Safety and Inspection Service offers food safety at home podcasts and videocasts on more than 40 topics ranging from holiday food safety to tailgating parties.

Food Safety at Home in American Sign Language

Food Safety at Home in Spanish

Food Safety for SeniorsAsparagus

There are some 76 million cases of foodborne illness in the U.S. every year; 325,000 require hospitalization; 5,000 result in death. Older adults can experience more serious foodborne illness complications that require hospitalization and can result in long-term disability and even death. Click here to learn more.  Participant guilde-pdf

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