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Extension program to train participants as master food preservers

Anne Cargile holds a pepper plant in her garden greenhouse in mid-May. She grows fruits, vegetables and herbs for canning at her home in Ballston Lake.
Photographer: Patrick Dodson
Anne Cargile holds a pepper plant in her garden greenhouse in mid-May. She grows fruits, vegetables and herbs for canning at her home in Ballston Lake.
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What began as a military necessity in late 18th century France has evolved into a hobby fueled by the desire for sustainability and control over the ingredients that go into the food we eat. While methods and motives have changed over the past two centuries, food preservation remains an activity that interests people today. This month, Cornell Cooperative Extension in Saratoga County will offer a three-day Master Food Preserver training, providing hands-on experience and the ...


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kopacham
June 11, 2014
10:40 a.m.

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Growing your own vegetables gives you control and canning those vegetables is so muchhtastier than any thing store bought

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