Preserve the Taste of Summer

canning jarsHave you been browsing the garden catalogs and planning your garden? What plans have you made for preserving the bountiful fruits and vegetables from the garden?

Now is the time to learn more about food preservation so that you are ready to “put it up.” Consider Preserve the Taste of Summer, an online and hands-on course that covers food preservation and food safety basics, canning, freezing, dehydrating, and jam and pickle making.

Learners can choose the level of participation they want and the topics that most interest them. A hands-on workshop is included for most levels of participation. To learn more go to  

The Preserve the Taste of Summer webpage includes information on registering for the Preserve the Taste of Summer course, dates, and locations of hands-on workshops, a food preservation resource list, and ISU Extension and Outreach food preservation publications that can be downloaded and printed.

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