Preserving the Harvest Class in Amarillo

By Karl Wehmhoener | kwehmhoener@kamr.com

Published 06/24 2014 12:30PM

Updated 06/24 2014 08:54PM

AMARILLO -- Preserving the Harvest Food Preservation Class 2014 is being held today and June 26 from 9 a.m. until about noon and on June 28 from 9 a.m. till 3 p.m. at the Texas A&M AgriLife Extension Service offices for Potter County, 3301 E. 10th Ave. in Amarillo.

“The class, whether it is the one-day class or over the two days, will cover the basics of water-bath and pressure canning, freezing and dehydrating foods,and home food preservation safety,” said Amy Wagner, AgriLife Extension family and consumer sciences agent for Potter County.

The workshop cost is $45 and each participant will take home a training notebook, the University of Georgia’s So Easy to Preserve publication, snacks and products preserved during the class.

“The class will can salsa, green beans and jellies, as well as freezing jams, jellies and green beans, and dehydrating fruit,” Wagner said.

Each class is limited to 15 participants. 

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