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September 2019

Fermenting Vegetables and Yogurt – “You Can” Food Preservation

September 3, 2019 @ 6:00 pm - 8:00 pm
WSU Clark County Extension/Heritage Farm, 1919 Northeast 78th Street, Vancouver, WA 98665, USA
Vancouver, WA 98665 United States
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Learn how to prepare refrigerated dill pickles, processed dill pickles, sauerkraut and yogurt. You will learn what type of salt you use in pickling, how to tell if they’re done fermenting and a. With the yogurt you will learn how to make it, types, spoilage and shelf life. Learn trouble-shooting, processing, food safety and what tools and utensils are needed for all of the products in this class. This is the fourth class in a series of eight classes. Tickets…

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Master Food Preserver Orientation

September 6, 2019 @ 3:00 pm - 4:30 pm
WSU Clark County Extension / Heritage Farm, 1919 Northeast 78th Street
Vancouver, WA 98665 United States
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Join us on September 6, 2019 to learn about becoming a WSU Master Food Preserver.  You may bring your application with you and submit it at the orientation but we highly recommend that you mail it in as soon as possible.  Class size is limited. The WSU Clark - Cowlitz County MFP's volunteer in both counties but with the bulk of volunteering in Clark County.  Please read all about the class and see if it's the right fit for you…

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Canning Tomatoes and Salsa – “You Can” Food Preservation

September 10, 2019 @ 6:00 pm - 8:00 pm
WSU Clark County Extension/Heritage Farm, 1919 Northeast 78th Street, Vancouver, WA 98665, USA
Vancouver, WA 98665 United States
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The many varieties of tomatoes can make preserving tomatoes and salsas challenging. Learn how you can safely preserve salsas and tomato products, allowable substitutions, why you can’t add more garlic, onions and other ingredients to your salsas and much more including storage and how to tell if your home canned goods are safe. This is the fifth class in a series of eight classes. Tickets are available online through Brown Paper Tickets, or you may register by calling 564-397-5733 or…

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Pressure Canner Gauge Testing Clinic

September 12, 2019 @ 12:30 pm - 1:30 pm
WSU Clark County Extension – 78th Street Heritage Farm, 1919 Northeast 78th Street, Vancouver, WA 98665, USA
Vancouver, Washington 98665
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$5.00

Pressure Canner Gauges need to be tested every year for accuracy to make sure that you are processing at the correct pressure for a safe product. If you have purchased a new gauge for your pressure canner these should also be tested. All components on the lid are checked also including the gasket and safety plug. • BRING: Lid with dial gauge, rubber gasket/ring and safety plug. • NOTE: All American pressure gauges must be taken off the lid to…

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Dehydrating Fruit and Vegetables – “You Can” Food Preservation

September 17, 2019 @ 6:00 pm - 8:00 pm

Learn the basics of dehydrating fruits, vegetables, and herbs successfully and what is the best equipment to use for drying. Also covered in this class are pre-treatment methods, storage, proper containers, and creative ideas to use your dried products. This is the sixth class in a series of eight classes. Tickets are available online through Brown Paper Tickets, or you may register by calling 564-397-5733 or come to the WSU Extension Office/Heritage Farm before the class. To read more about…

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Vegetables, Beans and Soups – “You Can” Food Preservation Class

September 24, 2019 @ 6:00 pm - 8:00 pm
WSU Clark County Extension/Heritage Farm, 1919 Northeast 78th Street, Vancouver, WA 98665, USA
Vancouver, WA 98665 United States
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Learn the basics of pressure canning vegetables, beans and soups, how to select a pressure canner, why it is used and its safe use. Learn the correct prep for freezing vegetables, beans and soups, broths and packaging. Also covered is the proper storage of your canned and frozen goods, shelf life and more. Tickets are available online through Brown Paper Tickets, or you may register by calling 564-397-5733 or come to the WSU Extension Office/Heritage Farm before the class. To…

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Pressure Canner Gauge Testing Clinic

September 26, 2019 @ 12:30 pm - 1:30 pm
WSU Clark County Extension – 78th Street Heritage Farm, 1919 Northeast 78th Street, Vancouver, WA 98665, USA
Vancouver, Washington 98665
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$5.00

Pressure Canner Gauges need to be tested every year for accuracy to make sure that you are processing at the correct pressure for a safe product. If you have purchased a new gauge for your pressure canner these should also be tested. All components on the lid are checked also including the gasket and safety plug. • BRING: Lid with dial gauge, rubber gasket/ring and safety plug. • NOTE: All American pressure gauges must be taken off the lid to…

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August 2020

Jam and Jellies – “You Can” Food Preservation Webinar

August 18, 2020 @ 5:30 pm - 7:30 pm
FREE

Learn all the different kinds of jellied products including jams and preserves. Discover alternative methods on how to make these products with low or no sugar and why you can’t add low acid products. You’ll also learn different ways to thicken your product, how to fix jams and jellies that didn’t set, why some jams require added lemon juice, the difference between freezer and regular jam, proper storage and more. This is the first in a series of 8 classes,…

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Canning Fruits – “You Can” Food Preservation Webinar

August 25, 2020 @ 5:30 pm - 7:30 pm
Free

Learn the basics of preserving fruits and fruit mixtures. Discover how to can fruits with low or no sugar, which fruits require additional steps to preserve, or can only be frozen or dehydrated. You will also learn how to determine if the product is safe to eat, how to safely store your product and more. This is the second in a series of 8 classes, take just the ones that interest you or take the entire series.  Classes for this…

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Pressure Canner Gauge Testing Clinic

August 26, 2020 @ 10:00 am - 1:00 pm
WSU Clark County Extension/Heritage Farm, 1919 Northeast 78th Street, Vancouver, WA 98665, USA
Vancouver, WA 98665 United States
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FREE

For those who need their dial gauges tested, Clark County Master Food Preservers are here to help. We are having drive-through testing on several days over the next several weeks. While you remain in the comfort of your car, we will be testing your gauge. In order to limit exposure, both the person doing the testing and the person(s) in car must be wearing masks. The gauge and all test equipment will be sanitized between cars. As always, if you…

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