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Extension offers course on home canning

Enjoy summer produce all year long with a timely seasonal program on home canning with an opportunity to practice preserving safely.

The “Yes! You CAN: Preserving Practice” program will be held from 1:30 to 4:30 p.m. Aug. 27 at the DeKalb County Extension Office. A $10 fee will cover the purchase of supplies.

During the program, attendees will review the basics of home canning, receive the latest safety guidelines and practice hands-on canning of strawberry jam. They will have a jar of jam to take home and enjoy.

Register for the class by calling the DeKalb County Extension Office at 815-758-8194 or online at https://web.extension.illinois.edu/bdo/. Class size is limited and the deadline for registration is Aug. 20.

University of Illinois Extension provides equal opportunities in programs and employment. If you need reasonable accommodation to participate in this program, call 815-758-8194.

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