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County to offer pressure canning workshop

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Colorado State University Extension and Master Food Safety Advisors will host a lecture on pressure canning on Saturday, Oct. 20 from 9 a.m. to 3 p.m.

Colorado State University Extension and the Master Food Safety Advisors are hosting a lecture and workshop on pressure canning at high elevation from 9 a.m. to 3 p.m. on Saturday, Oct. 20, at the Golden Eagle Senior Center.

Canning for vegetables

Community members will have the opportunity to learn research-based methods for preserving food safely with a pressure canner. Pressure canning is the only recommended method for canning meat, poultry, seafood and vegetables.

This session will focus on pressure canning for vegetables. Participants should bring an apron, sack lunch and a water bottle.

The cost of the workshop is $25. Pre-registration and payment are due by 5 p.m. on Monday, Oct. 15, to the CSU Extension Office, located at 441 Broadway St., in Eagle.

Acceptable forms of payment include cash or a check made out to CSU Extension. Early registration is encouraged, as the class size is limited.

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For more information or for help with registration, contact CSU Extension at 970-328-8630 or email glenda.wentworth@eaglecounty.us.