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Yes! You CAN: Freezing and Drying

Boone County Extension 205 Cadillac Court, Suite 5 Belvidere, IL 61008
Wouldn’t it be nice to enjoy your garden or farmers market produce all year long? Whether just starting out or updating your food preservation knowledge, join University of Illinois Extension, for this timely seasonal program on freezing and drying food.
The “Yes! You CAN: Preserving Safely” - Freezing and Drying program will be held on Monday, August 31, 2015 from 6:00-7:30 pm at the Boone County Extension Office. The office is located at 205 Cadillac Court, Suite 5, Belvidere. The cost for the class is $5.00 per person.
During the program you will have the opportunity to learn the basics of food preservation, receive the latest home food safety guidelines, and learn how to enjoy your gardens bounty all year by freezing and drying foods.
Register for the class by calling the Boone County Extension Office at 815-544-3710 or online at http://web.extension.illinois.edu/bdo/. Class size is limited and the deadline for registration is Friday, August 28, 2015. University of Illinois Extension provides equal opportunities in programs and employment. If you need reasonable accommodation to participate in the program, please call 815-544-3710.


Judy Hodge
815-544-3710
hodg@illinois.edu



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