Registration closes on January 13, 2020 at 5:00 PM.
University of Idaho and Oregon State University Extension offer Preserve @ Home-Oregon to teach adults how to safely preserve a variety of food products. Participants learn how to produce high quality preserved foods and the science behind food preservation and food safety.
Anyone with an interest in food preservation and food safety can enroll in Preserve @ Home. Individuals with little or no previous food preservation experience are welcome.
Students can progress through six weekly lessons at their own pace or at a time convenient to them. The first lesson will be released on January 16, with an online chat session each Thursday at 1:00 PM, beginning on January 23.
Participants can also participate in one hands-on lab to gain skills and confidence in pressure canning and boiling water canning. Hands-on labs are offered in many regions of Oregon: Saturday, February 29: Deschutes, Harney, Jackson, Klamath, Tillamook and Wallowa counties or Saturday, March 7: Columbia and Polk counties.