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

LaSalle County
815 North Orlando Smith Road
Room C223
Oglesby, IL 61348
Phone: 815- 224-0889
Hours: Monday-Friday 8:00am to 4:30pm (Closed 12 - 1pm)

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)

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)

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

Preserving Your Food Class Offered

NEWS RELEASE – Food Preservation Class Offered!
PREPARED BY Susan Glassman, Extension Educator

UNIVERSITY OF ILLINOIS EXTENSION – Serving Bureau, LaSalle, Marshall, Putnam Unit



Ever wonder what to do with all your garden produce, or, perhaps you bought too many items at the Farmers Market? Don't worry!  University of Illinois Extension will guide you in how to safely preserve and store your fresh fruits and vegetables.  We will discuss the advantages of food preservation, different food preservation methods, and food safety and handling procedures to successfully preserve.  With this class, you will leave with the knowledge to feel more confident about preserving delicious fruits and vegetables for culinary enjoyment throughout the year. Recipes, a canning display with equipment and tools, and peach jam samples will be available for class participants.

University of Illinois Extension “Preserving Your Food” will be held on August 14, 2018 at Reddick Library, 1010 Canal Street, Ottawa from 5:30 – 6:30 p.m.  Register by August 13, 2018 by calling 815-224-0889 or online at:

 If you need a reasonable accommodation to participate or need more information please contact Susan Glassman, Extension Educator, Nutrition & Wellness, University of Illinois Extension at 815-224-0889. 

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