Food safety and preservation

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Online food preservation classes and local workshop offered

Have you always wanted to learn how to preserve food safely?  Do you want to update your current food preservation skills? MU Extension is now offering an online Food Preservation course! This course is filled with everything you need to know to get started in canning and preserving your own foods.  In this course you will learn the science behind canning and preserving, how to get started, and the various methods of canning and preserving.  Learn the importance of reducing safety risks and about all the benefits of taking part in this age-old tradition.  Learn how to safely preserve food at home from a trusted, research-based source. Learn the methods online, and then practice your skills at a hands-on workshop near you! 

To register go to

Your next local work shop is on Thursday, June 7, 2018 from 5:30 pm to 8:30 pm at Christ the King Lutheran Church, 1700 Bagnell Dam Boulevard, Lake Ozark.  Registration for hands-on workshop available within the course.

Flyer (PDF)