Cooperative Extension to offer food safety training for Wisconsin’s small food processors

Contact Barbara Ingham, 608-263-7383, bhingham@wisc.edu Madison, Wis.—More and more Wisconsin residents are seeking fresh, locally produced foods with the goals of eating a healthier diet and supporting the local economy. With the increased emphasis on buying local, the University of Wisconsin–Extension, Cooperative Extension is offering two training programs this spring to help growers and small […]

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Turn the heat up to properly can vegetables and meat

Contact Barbara Ingham, 608-263-7383, bhingham@wisc. Madison, Wis.–When autumn finds many homes with an abundance of garden produce, preserving the bounty of the harvest becomes a priority. Autumn is also a time when many Wisconsin families find themselves with beef, venison, turkey or chicken that they wish to preserve.

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Interest in home canning is booming

Community volunteers invited to take part in Master Food Preserver training Contact Barbara Ingham, 608-263-7383, bhingham@wisc.edu Madison, Wis.–Many people are developing an interest in home canning with the goal of saving money or simply eating fresh local foods throughout the year. Food safety is an essential part of the canning process, whether the food comes […]

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