Food Preservation Workshops offered! Let’s get canning!

Richland County Summer 2017 Food Preservation Workshop Series

All Workshops to be held:
5:00p.m. – 8:00pm
Richland Center High School
FACE room
1996 Hwy 14W, Richland Center.

Sponsored by:
Richland County Home and Community Education (HCE)
Serving the Richland County area since 1934!

Workshop Instruction by:
Chelsea Wunnicke, Richland County UW-Extension Family Living Agent & Master Food Preservers

Workshops will cover:

  • Up-to-date research-tested recipes & tips
  • Hands-on canning practice
  • Maintaining food safety & freshness
  • Supplies needed for home canning
  • And much more!

Both new and experienced home canners are sure to take away plenty
of new ideas and recipes from these workshops!

When your garden yields a fresh surplus of produce, or when the farm stand has prices too low to resist, then it’s a good time to preserve your own food at home.

  • If you are brand new to canning and preserving, these workshops will get you off to a great start with the basics of food safety and home food preservation!
  • If you are a more experienced home food preserver, these workshops will help you update your recipes so that you can be sure you are preserving safe, high quality food for your family to enjoy year round.

You are encouraged to sign up for all 3 Classes to get the full canning experience!

Pre-registration/pre-payment required – first come, first served. Space is limited.
Registration fee for single class: $20/person.
Registration fee for multiple classes: $20 per person, per class.
Fee includes handouts, recipes & product to take home!

Make check payable to:
Richland County UW-Extension

Send registration to:
Food Preservation Workshop
Richland County UW-Extension
1000 Hwy 14 West
Richland Center, WI 53581

Food Preservation Registration Brochure 2017

Jams, Jellies & Preserves: Thursday, June 22
Juicy berries, fresh peaches, ripe apples, and other fruits can be preserved in jams, jellies, preserves, or conserves for enjoying all year long.  This session will review the basics of safe home canning and supplies needed.  Recipes, special hints, and hands-on practice making a successful batch of homemade jam.  Register by June 16th.

Pickles & Relishes: Thursday, July 27
Pickling is one of the oldest known methods of preserving foods and a long-time favorite of home canners.  While cucumbers are the most popular pickled product, many other vegetables and fruits can be pickled at home.  This session will review fermented pickles and quick process pickles.  With high quality ingredients, a tested recipe, and a little know-how, you too can make delicious pickles every time.  Register by July 21st.

Tomatoes & Salsa: Thursday, August 17
Tomatoes are the mostly widely home-canned product in the United States, but to avoid spoilage and the risk of food poisoning, it’s important to follow a tested – and updated! – recipe.  There are so many ways to process garden tomatoes that the varieties are almost endless.  This session will focus on making homemade salsa, while also providing plenty of recipes for other types of tomato products.  Register by August 11th.

For more information, please contact:
Chelsea Wunnicke, Family Living Agent
Richland County UW-Extension
1000 Hwy 14 West
Richland Center, WI   53581