Free Home Preservation Class

Recipient of a 2012 Second Nature Climate Leadership Award. One of eight colleges across the country to receive an "A" on the 2011 College Sustainability Report Card.

Do you have excess garden produce and don't know what to do with it?
Do you want to learn how to preserve food byt don't know where to begin?

Join Cindy Baumgartner, Nutrition and Health Program Specialist for ISU Extensiona dn Outreach and a Master Food Safety Advisor, for this FREE workshop to learn the basics of canning, freezing, and dehydrating foods!

-Learn why food needs preservation
-Be introduced to safe methods of canning (hot water bath and pressure canning), freezing, and dehydrating
-Take home USDA-approved recipes and handouts
-See various food preservation supplies and equipment on display
-Fresh salsa will be prepared and sampled You will receive a $5 gift certificate for True Value for attending!

Wednesday, July 25 at 1:30-3:30 or 5:30-6:30 At Country Inn and Suites, 1202 Hwy 9 Decorah TO REGISTER: call Winneshiek True Value at (563) 382-8822 and indicate the workshop time you plan to attend. ISU Extension supports healthy people, healthy environments, and healthy economies. This program is one way ISU Extension meets local needs, improves quality of life, and makes Northeast Iowa a better place to live.