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Fruity Dehydration Workshop

Date: Wednesday, July 11th, 2018
Time: 6:30PM – 7:30PM
Location: Seneca County CCE Office, 3rd Floor, Main Street Shop Centre, Waterloo, NY 13165
Space is limited, registration is required. Call 315-539-9251, email seneca@cornell.edu, or register online at www.senecacountycce.org.

It’s berry and fruit season in the Finger Lakes! Cherries, strawberries, raspberries, juneberries and other fruits are popping up on trees, bushes, and at the farm stand. Learn how to preserve these delicious morsels through dehydration food preservation techniques!

Fruity Dehydration is the third workshop in Seneca County Cornell Cooperative Extension’s 2018 Let’s Preserve It! Workshop Series. Avoid the cost and/or the artificial additives of store-bought fruit leathers and dried fruit by learning how to make your own products with fresh ingredients. These are delicious and healthy snacks for kids and adults alike. Master Food Preserver, Pam Lane, will show you tips, techniques, and proper food safety for preserving fruits through dehydration techniques. Samples will be provided.

With these healthy recipes and techniques, you will know the exact ingredients you are eating and feeding your family. When winter arrives and you crack open your preserved bounty you will feel accomplished and happy knowing you are eating close to the land. Register today and learn how to make your own fruit leather and dehydrated fruits! Cost is $15 is per person. Space is limited and pre-registration is required to attend. To register, please call Seneca County CCE at 315-539-9251 or email seneca@cornell.edu. You can also register online by visiting: https://reg.cce.cornell.edu/fruity_245

Seneca Cornell Cooperative Extension is a helpful resource for food safety information. Check out online resources for pressure canner maintenance and food preservation safety at http://senecacountycce.org/food-family/food-preservation or at http://nchfp.uga.edu/publications/publications_usda.html.

Celebrating 100 years of serving the people of the County, Seneca County Cornell Cooperative Extension puts to practical use the scholarship and research of Cornell University and the national land grant system in the areas of agriculture and food systems sustainability; nutrition, food safety and security, and obesity prevention; 4-H youth development, and children, youth , and families; environment and natural resources, sustainable energy and climate change; and community and economic vitality. The office is located at 308 Main Street Shop Centre in Waterloo. For more information about this and other programs, please contact us at 315-539-9251 or email seneca@cornell.edu.

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