Extension agent to teach safe food preservation
Houston County Courier
Houston County Extension Agent Mandy Patrick will present an educational workshop on Home Food Preservation from 2 p.m. - 4 p.m. Wednesday, July 17 at the Houston County Extension Office in the Houston County Senior Citizen's Center building (adjacent to Davy Crockett Memorial Park). Patrick will focus on the differences between water bath canning and pressure canning while highlighting food safety. She also will present tips on freezing foods and dehydrating techniques. Each participant will receive recipes, guidelines and samples of preserved items. The workshop costs $15 per person. The deadline to register is Monday, July 15. To register for the workshop, please call the Houston County Extension Office 936-544-7502. A minimum of five participants must sign up to hold the workshop.