Writer: Paul Schattenberg, 210-859-5752, firstname.lastname@example.org
Contact: Sonia Coyle, 512-854-9600, Sonia.Coyle@ag.tamu.edu
AUSTIN — The Texas A&M AgriLife Extension Service will conduct a Food Preservation Workshop from 9:30 a.m.-noon April 22 at the agency’s office in Travis County, 1600-B Smith Road in Austin.
The workshop is open to adults and youth 8 years of age and older, said Sonia Coyle, AgriLife Extension family and consumer sciences agent for Travis County.
Coyle said topics will include basics of water-bath canning to make jams, jellies, pickles and other garden delights, food safety concerns when canning and the “Ten Commandments” of canning food safely at home.
The cost is $45 per person, and refreshments and handouts will be provided.
A Ball preserving guide will be given to the first 15 people to sign up. The class will be limited to 25.
To register online, go to https://agriliferegister.tamu.edu/TravisCounty. To register by phone, call 979-845-2604.
For further information, contact Coyle at 512-854-9605.