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Our office is now located in the Snohomish County Parks & Recreation Administration Office at Willis Tucker Park, 6705 Puget Park Drive, Snohomish, 98296.

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May 2024

Green Cleaning Workshop

May 18 @ 11:00 am - 12:00 pm
Monroe Library, 1070 Village Way
Monroe, WA 98272 United States
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Free
Green cleaning ingredients are often found in your cupboards, like salt, vinegar, baking soda and lemon juice.

FREE GREEN CLEANING WORKSHOP: Saturday, May 18th - 11am to 12pm, Monroe Library (Register here: https://sno-isle.bibliocommons.com/events/65d8f7d7ac57e92800de5370) Join Kellee Byard, Sustainable Communities Program Coordinator at the WSU Snohomish County Extension, to learn how to make environmentally friendly cleaning supplies from simple household ingredients. The workshop will include a presentation on household hazardous waste and the benefits of making your own cleaning supplies. Then, Kellee will demo a product or two from the booklet, and attendees will have a chance to make…

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Preserve the Harvest 1: Basics of Safe Canning

May 22 @ 6:00 pm - 8:00 pm
$10

Online via Zoom New to the science of canning? Been a few years since you’ve canned? Learn about the most recent research and changes to home canning procedures along with links to plenty of safe, tested recipes. First in the Preserve the Harvest series, we’ll cover the basics of food safety and canning skills, canning equipment, canning high and low acid foods, along with hot water bath and pressure canning. In addition, there will be plenty of time for your…

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June 2024

Preserve the Harvest 2: Jams, Jellies, and Spreads

June 5 @ 6:00 pm - 8:00 pm
$10

Online via Zoom and In-person Delight in the bright flavors of fresh fruit and discover how easy it is to capture sunshine in a jar. Create that perfect balance of fruit, sweetener, and other ingredients to enhance flavor and shelf life with research-based recipes. Low and no-sugar recipes covered. Second in the Preserve the Harvest series, we'll cover the basics of making shelf-stable jams, jellies, and preserves. In addition, there will be plenty of time for your canning questions after…

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Preserve the Harvest 3: Tomatoes, Salsa, & Relish

June 12 @ 6:00 pm - 8:00 pm
$10

Online via Zoom and In-person Learn how to turn the local abundance of tomatoes and fresh vegetables into jars of color and flavor for the dreary days of winter. Third in the Preserve the Harvest series, we'll cover the basics of making shelf-stable tomato products along with salsa, and relish. In addition, there will be plenty of time for your canning questions after the presentation. A list of recommended resources will be provided via email the next day to those…

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Green Cleaning Workshop

June 19 @ 2:00 pm - 3:00 pm
Marysville Library, 6120 Grove St
Marysville, WA 98270 United States
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Free
Green cleaning ingredients are often found in your cupboards, like salt, vinegar, baking soda and lemon juice.

FREE GREEN CLEANING WORKSHOP: Monday, June 19th - 2pm to 3pm, Marysville Library (Register here:https://sno-isle.bibliocommons.com/events/6615bd40b7ed963d00932230) Join Kellee Byard, Sustainable Communities Program Coordinator at the WSU Snohomish County Extension, to learn how to make environmentally friendly cleaning supplies from simple household ingredients. The workshop will include a presentation on household hazardous waste and the benefits of making your own cleaning supplies. Then, Kellee will demo a product or two from the booklet, and attendees will have a chance to make their…

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July 2024

Preserve the Harvest 4: Pickles

July 10 @ 6:00 pm
$10

Online via Zoom and In-person Crisp, tasty pickles are the ultimate test of a canner’s skill. Learn how to make a great product every time with a variety of fresh produce. Fourth in the Preserve the Harvest series, we'll cover the basics of making shelf-stable pickles. In addition, there will be plenty of time for your canning questions after the presentation. A list of recommended resources will be provided via email the next day to those registered along with a…

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August 2024

August 2024 Repair Cafe

August 3 @ 10:00 am - 2:00 pm
The Lab/Innovation Center, 404 N Olympic Ave
Arlington, WA 98223 United States
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August 2024 Repair Cafe Got broken stuff? Toss it? No way! Bring it to a WSU Repair Café! You can bring your vacuums, lamps, computers (software issues only), bikes, jewelry, and one of our volunteer fixers will diagnose the issue and do their best to make it usable again. They will show you their process, order parts if necessary, and help you learn how to do it yourself with one-on-one instruction. Our fixers can repair your items and keep stuff…

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Preserve the Harvest 5: Basics of Dehydrating and Freezing

August 7 @ 6:00 pm - 8:00 pm
$10

Online via Zoom and In-person Fifth in the Preserve the Harvest series, this class will explain the scientific background behind today's recommended methods for freezing and drying foods, a method of home food preservation that allows you to enjoy seasonal foods all year long.  There will be plenty of time for your questions after the presentation. A list of recommended resources will be provided via email the next day to those registered along with a link to a video recording…

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Preserve the Harvest 6: Basics of Pressure Canning

August 14 @ 6:00 pm - 8:00 pm
$10

Online via Zoom and In-person In the sixth and final class in the Preserve the Harvest series, we will cover the basics of Pressure canning.  Pressure canning is the only safe way to can low-acid foods, such as vegetables and meats. You will learn the science behind pressure canning recommendations, as well as the basics of using a pressure canner at home based on current USDA canning guidelines.  In addition, there will be plenty of time for your canning questions…

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September 2024

Sustainable Community Stewards Volunteer Training (Begins)

September 11 @ 6:00 pm - 8:30 pm
Willis Tucker Park, 6705 Puget Park Drvie
Snohomish, WA 98296 United States
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Snohomish County WSU Sustainable Community Stewards Volunteer Training September 11th, 6:00pm-8:30pm Snohomish Do you ever find yourself standing at the recycling bin wondering what can and can’t be recycled, and WHY? Curious about climate change and how your individual actions can make a difference? Wondering how you can get more engaged in your local community? Get answers to these questions and more by becoming a WSU Sustainable Community Steward! Training begins this Fall! By enrolling, you receive university-level training grounded…

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