Introduction to Home Food Preservation

LIBERTY, May 6, 2013 - Remember when Grandma and Mom would spend hours in the kitchen canning the spring and fall garden harvest? Remember how great it was to have those vegetables available for our families year round? Do you tend to plant more than your family and friends can eat? If you answered yes to any of these three questions, come join the Liberty County Master Gardener Association on Thursday, May 9th at 7:00 p.m. for “Introduction to Home Food Preservation” The program will be presented by Alexis Cordova, County Extension Agent - Family and Consumer Science for Liberty County. Ms. Cordova will discuss modern methods, food preservation safety and current sources. She will cover why it is important to use research tested recipes, highlight different preservation methods and test pressure canner gauges for those wishing to have theirs tested. The Master Gardeners meet at 6:30 p.m. for a pot luck dinner (bring a covered dish is you plan to eat) and the program will begin at 7:00 p.m. The program will be held at the Extension Office at 501 Palmer Ave. in Liberty. Call the Extension Office at 936-334-3230 for directions or questions.

Individuals with disabilities who require an auxiliary aid, service or accommodations in order to participate in this event are encouraged to contact the Liberty County Office of the Texas A&M AgriLife Extension Service at 936-334-3230 prior to the event in order to prepare the auxiliary aid or service that you will require.

Educational programs of the Texas A&M AgriLife Extension Service are open to all people without regard to race, color, sex, disability, religion, age, or national origin.
The Texas A&M University System, U.S. Department of Agriculture, and the County Commissioners Courts of Texas Cooperating.


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