Master Gardener Presentation: Preserving Your Harvest
May 25, 6:30 to 7:30 p.m.
Post Date:05/09/2017 11:32 a.m.
May 25, 6:30 to 7:30 p.m. In this presentation, Jeff Peters, Travis County Master Gardener, provides an overview of the key food preservation processes; freezing, dehydration and canning. Initially he looks at the factors related to food spoilage and the science involved in prevention. This is followed by a brief history of each approach and a basic review of the tools and techniques utilized. Finally he walks through a step-by-step illustration of the hot water bath canning process. An excellent resource for those with an interest in starting to preserve their produce it also provides a great forum for the more experienced to engage and share their knowledge.