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Preserve the Taste of Summer

Program Contact: SNAP-Ed Extension Coordination

Preserve the Taste of Summer -- comprehensive food preservation program that includes eight lessons.WSU has designed a new program called PRESERVE THE TASTE OF SUMMER, a series of eight online lessons for the in-home consumer who wants to learn about food preservation and food safety. Designed for beginning canners and also veteran canners who want to update their knowledge and skills, the lessons provide the most current USDA approved food preservation recommendations.  The cost is $25.00.

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The online lessons can be viewed at your convenience. They do not need to be viewed all at the same time. To participate in the lessons, you will need a computer made in the past five years and have a stable internet connection. Your local WSU Extension office may also offer opportunities to view these lessons in a group setting.



Lesson 1: Intro to Food Preservation

Lesson 2: Canning Basics

Lesson 3: Canning Acid Foods

Lesson 4: Canning Low Acid Foods

Lesson 5: Pickled & Fermented Foods

Lesson 6: Making & Preserving Fruit Spreads

Lesson 7: Frozen & Refrigerated Foods

Lesson 8: Drying Foods