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200px-Adobe_PDF_Icon Very Veggie - Incorporating More Vegetables and Fruits into Your Diet

Thursday, May 29, 2014; 3:00 p.m.-4:00 p.m.
Matheson Memorial Library, 101 N. Wisconsin Street, Elkhorn
Cost: Free!

 You don’t have to become a vegetarian to enjoy more fruits and vegetables in your diet! A trip through your local farmer’s market or grocery store might have you confused about what to do with items like kale, daikon, or ugli fruit. Join your Walworth County UW-Extension Family Living Educator Jenny Wehmeier as she provides a general overview of the importance of increasing your fruit and vegetable consumption while sharing samples of meatless and animal free products.

200px-Adobe_PDF_Icon 2014 Home Canning Workshops

    • Introduction to Food Preservation – May 14
    • Pressure Canning & Dehydrating Meats – June 2
    • Pressure Canning & Dehydrating Meats – July 2
    • Pickling – July 28
    • Canning Veggies & Salsa s- August 19

Cost: $40 for 1 hands-on class, $75 for 2 hands-on workshops, or $100 for all 3 hands-on workshops!

Do you remember the smells coming from your grandmother’s kitchen during pickling, jam, or salsa time? Are you struggling with where to start? Join Master Food Preservers Jenny Wehmeier & Jo Hart for a workshop series on the basics of preserving all of your favorite produce. Anyone 16 and older is welcome to attend this workshop series. Participants must attend a classroom instruction to participate in the hands-on workshops. Hands-on workshops have limited room, so register early! For more information or to register, see the 2014 Home Canning Workshops brochure.

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