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U of M Extension offers free food preservation webinars

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ST. CLOUD — Were you one of the many people that decided to try your hand at gardening this summer? Whether you are a novice or an experienced gardener, or just interested in enjoying the freshness of summer all year long, we invite you to learn more about preserving your harvest.

Join Suzanne Driessen, University of MN Extension Food Safety Educator, as she presents free webinars on food preservation. Dates, times and registration links to the free webinars are as follows:

July 22, 4-5 p.m.: Basics of Home Canning: Safety First. Register at https://z.umn.edu/homecanning

July 30, 2-3 p.m.: Pickling: It’s Not Just for Cucumbers! Register at https://z.umn.edu/homepickling

Aug. 3, 4-5 p.m.: Preserving Tomatoes. Register at https://z.umn.edu/preservingtomatoes

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Aug. 20, 2-3 p.m.: Dry it: You’ll Like It! Register at https://z.umn.edu/dryit

Sept. 10, 10-11 a.m.: Preserving Fall Vegetables. Register at https://z.umn.edu/fallvegetables

Sept. 29, 4-5 p.m.: Safely Fermenting Food at Home. Register at https://z.umn.edu/fermenting

Can’t join the webinars? Visit food preservation resources at https://extension.umn.edu/food-safety/preserving-and-preparing.

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