University of Wyoming Extension News

UW Extension offers home food preservation series in Laramie

Home food preservation techniques will be explained during a series of hands-on workshops starting Aug. 10 in Laramie.

Classes are at the Albany County Fairgrounds in the Albany County University of Wyoming Extension office. Cost is $7 a class or $35 for the series.

Sessions and times are:

Friday, Aug. 10 – Preserving fundamentals, 5:45-7:30 p.m.

Friday, Aug. 24 – The art and science of drying foods, 5:45 -8:30 p.m.

Saturday, Aug. 25 – Pickling made easy, 9:30 a.m.-12:30 p.m.

Friday, Sept. 21 – Overcoming the fear of pressure canning, 5:45-8:30 p.m.

Saturday, Sept. 22 – Canning jams, jellies and more, 9:30 a.m.-12:30 p.m.

Friday, Oct. 5 – Intent to ferment, 5:45-8:30 p.m.

Nutrition and food safety educator Diane Saenz will lead the classes. To register, contact Saenz at 307-328-2642 or at