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University of Illinois Extension serving Bureau, LaSalle, Marshall and Putnam Counties

Main Office (LaSalle County)
815 North Orlando Smith Road
Room C223
Oglesby, IL 61348
Phone: 815- 224-0889
Email: uie-blmp@illinois.edu
Hours: Monday-Friday 8:00am to 4:30pm (Closed 12 - 1pm)

Branch Office (Bureau County)
850 Thompson St,
Becker Professional Suites,
Princeton, IL 61356
Phone: 815-875-2878
FAX: 815-875-2870
Hours: Monday-Friday 8:00am to 4:30pm (Closed 12 - 1pm)

Branch Office (LaSalle County)
1689 North 31st Road,
Suite 2
Ottawa, IL 61350
Phone: 815-433-0707
FAX: 815-433-5454
Hours: Monday-Friday 8:00am to 4:30pm (Closed 12 - 1pm)

Branch Office (Marshall-Putnam County)
509 Front Street,
Suite 4
Henry, IL 61537
Phone: 309-364-2356
FAX: 309-364-2804
Hours: Monday-Friday 8:00am to 4:30pm (Closed 12 - 1pm)

News Release

University of Illinois Extension offers: FREE pressure canner testing at local farmers markets offered

Enjoy the freshness of produce all year long when you preserve your food safely!  University of Illinois Extension will offer pressure canner gauge and seal testing at local farmers markets.  The service is free of charge and recommended annually to ensure a safe food preservation season.  Bring your pressure canner lid with the dial gauge and seal attached for testing.  Remember, weighted pressure canners do not need to be tested.  University of Illinois Extension FREE Pressure Canner Dial Gauge Testing:

Wednesday, September 13, 2017

City of Spring Valley Farmers Market

Immaculate Conception Church

Spaulding and Cleveland Street

Spring Valley, IL

4 p.m.—6 p.m.

 

Saturday, September 16, 2017

Streator Downtown Farmers Market

200 E. Main Street

Streator, IL

9 a.m.—1 p.m.

 

Saturday, September 23, 2017

Princeton Farmers Market

439 S. Main Street

Princeton, IL 

9 a.m.—1 p.m.

Local Contact: Susan Glassman, Extension Educator, Nutrition & Wellness, susang@illinois.edu