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Where Can You Learn About Canning, Drying and Freezing Food?

Canned food
Canned food
Photo courtesy of the National Center for Home Food Preservation
By: Julie Garden-Robinson, Food and Nutrition Specialist NDSU Extension Service

I was having breakfast with a group of people after helping harvest lettuce, beans, zucchini, peas and peppers that our “Junior Master Gardeners” had planted behind our church. The food is shared with members of our congregation and the community.

People at my table began reminiscing about gardening and food in general. Someone mentioned she wanted to get into gardening and preserving foods. Another person talked about having home-canned foods while growing up, with few foods purchased from the grocery store.

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