Nesmith Library

Windham, New Hampshire

Preserving Your Harvest: The Basics of Food Preservation Safety

Rescheduled from June 5th!

Have you ever thought about preserving or drying foods but were afraid of making your family ill with food poisoning? Join us on Monday, August 5th at 6pm when Ann Hamilton, Food Safety Field Specialist at the UNH Cooperative Extension, talks about food preservation safety. In this introductory class, Ann will cover the latest research-based methods and recipes, and share her knowledge about preserving food safely at home. She will also discuss using boiling water canners, using pressure canners, and freezing and drying food.

Ann Hamilton is a Food Safety Field Specialist with the Food & Agriculture team. She teaches ServSafe® and introductory food safety classes for managers and staff of food service establishments including schools. She also works with consumers through workshops and written media on a variety of food safety topics, in particular home food preservation. Ann has worked for UNH Cooperative Extension since 1988 and has a background in working with all Family & Consumer Science disciplines.

This program free, open to the public ages 10 and up, and registration is required. Please call the library at 432-7154 to register or for more information.

Date: 
Monday, August 5, 2019 - 6:00pm
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