Food Preservation Course in the Woods Celebrates Farm to Fork Month – Daily Democrat

The Hanna and Herbert Bauer Memorial Community Garden and the CaliFresh Healthy Living Program are hosting a free class focused on food preservation to celebrate Farm to Fork Month.

The 5:15-7:30 p.m. class on Wednesday, September 28 will be taught at The Garden located at 137 N. Cottonwood St. in Woodland by UC Cooperative Extension Master Food Preservers and will cover topics such as canning and drying fruits and vegetables.

“The Sacramento area is known as the farm-to-fork capital of the country,” a Yolo County news release said. “This course offers Yolo County residents the opportunity to improve their ability to consume fresh, local produce by learning skills and knowledge that make home gardening and food storage fun and easy.”

Pre-registration is required and can be done by contacting David Linebarger at (530) 666-8429 or [email protected] No gardening experience is necessary to participate and all are welcome, according to the statement.

“Participants are encouraged to dress for warm weather and bring water,” the statement added. “In the event of extreme heat or poor air quality, classes will be moved indoors.”

To learn more about gardening activities and classes, visit yolocounty.org/garden.