Learn Three Ways to Can with Confidence
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[May 25, 2023]
One of the best ways to preserve food is
canning, a home-based method of food preservation that helps people
prolong garden harvests, save on food costs, participate in family
traditions, and control the quality of the food they eat.
how to can with confidence and learn the proper techniques for
safely using a water bath canner, including an electric water bath
canner, steam canner, and pressure canner, in the 3-week online
series “Fill Your Pantry: Canning with Confidence,” presented by
University of Illinois Extension.
“Canning is more popular than ever before. There is a lot of
misinformation circulating online about food preservation practices
and canning in particular. Through this series, we want to make sure
everyone has the most up-to-date information for safely canning
their food at home,” says Extension Educator Kristin Bogdonas.
Each session will provide participants with instructions, recipes,
and resources to get started canning safely and will include a video
demonstration showing each canner in action.
• June 8 | Noon: Canning with Confidence: Boiling
Water Bath Canners
• June 15 | Noon: Canning with Confidence: Steam Canners
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• June 22 | Noon: Canning with
Confidence: Pressure Canners
Register by visiting go.illinois.edu/FillYourPantry
If a reasonable accommodation is needed or for more
information, please contact Jenna Smith at firstname.lastname@example.org.
Early requests are strongly encouraged to allow sufficient time to
meet access needs.
Need to get your pressure canner tested? Contact Melissa Bland
(Logan, Menard, and Sangamon County Extension Office Support) at
217-782-4617 or email email@example.com to set up an appointment.
Want to learn about other food preservation methods? Watch recorded
sessions that cover drying, fermenting, freezing, pickling, and
processing foods such as tomatoes, apples, jams, and jellies.
[SOURCE: Jenna Smith, Nutrition and
Wellness Educator, Illinois Extension ]