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Backyard Basics - food preservation workshops set

By Stacy Teston County Extension Agent

Bandera County residents who are interested in learning the basics of food preservation and how to can or jam fruits and vegetables are invited to attend a pair of Backyard Basics workshops hosted by the Texas A&M AgriLife Extension Office of Bandera County.
The first Backyard Basics program, The Basics of Food Preservation- learning how to use a pressure canner and water bath canner, will be held Thursday, July 17, from 1 pm to 3:30 pm.
The second, Jams and Jellies- learning how to make and process your own jams, jellies, and preserves, will be held Thursday, August 21, from 1 pm to 3:30 pm.
Cost is $20 per person for each program. For more information or to register for a workshop, contact the Bandera County Extension Office at 830-796-7755.