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Join the NOT MY GRANDMOTHER’S CANNING TEAM:  Would you like to join a group of volunteers who teach people how to preserve food safely?  The University of Idaho Extension program works with volunteers from Trinity Lutheran Church and the Nampa area to teach the latest and safest methods of home canning.  Volunteers are trained as Master Food Safety Advisors.  Our team is looking for two additional members. The training starts very soon so you need to get registered right away but because of Covid it is being offered at two locations this year.  One program will start on Tuesday, February 2nd and run through Tuesday, March 16, from 9:00 am to 3:00 pm.  The lecture/demonstration portion of the program will be offered via Zoom (virtual) and the hands-on labs portion of the program is offered on the dame dates in the afternoon at the Ada County Extension Office, 5880 Glenwood St., Boise, ID 83714.  

            The second program will be offered in Marsing at the Owyhee County Extension Office from Tuesday, February 2nd through Tuesday, March 30th. Please note the two additional Tuesdays).  The lecture/demonstration portion of this program will also be held on Zoom from (9 am to 12:00 pm (Tuesday, February 2,9,16, 23, March 2, 9, & 16)  The hands-on labs portion of this program will take place on Tuesday, March 23rd & Tuesday, March 30th from 9:00 am – 3:00 pm.  The location of the hands-on canning labs is still to be determined, but will be held on both dates, in Owyhee County (Marsing or Homedale locations).

            Topics include canning acid foods, canning low-acid foods, soft spreads, pickling, dehydration, food safety, and freezing.  The cost is $95.00, but in exchange for you joining the Not My Grandmother’s Canning Team, half of your tuition will be covered.  The Application Deadline is January 21, 2021. Please ask Pastor Meggan (208-466-2173) or Tami Robinson (208-681-1480) for an application.  Trinity members please speak with Tami or Lloyd and Judy Kellar if you have questions about the training.           

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