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University of Illinois Extension serving Jo Daviess, Stephenson and Winnebago Counties

Stephenson County
Highland Community College, Bldg R
2998 W Pearl City Rd
Freeport, IL 61032
Phone: 815-235-4125
FAX: 815-232-9006
Hours: Monday - Friday 8 am to 4:30 pm

Jo Daviess County
204 Vine, PO Box 600
Elizabeth, IL 61028
Phone: 815-858-2273
FAX: 815-858-2274

SNAP Ed Office
650 North Main St
Rockford, IL 61103
Phone: 779-423-0982

Winnebago County
1040 North Second Street
Rockford, IL 61107
Phone: 815-986-4357
FAX: 815-986-4329

News Release

Food Preservation Classes Offered

Wouldn’t it be nice to enjoy your garden or farmers market produce all year long? Whether just starting out or updating your food preservation knowledge, join University of Illinois Extension’s Nutrition and Wellness Educator, Diane Reinhold, for a seasonal program titled: Yes! You Can: Preserve It Safely-Water-bath and Pressuring Canning Basics. Besides receiving the latest, most up-to-date food preservation information, you will also be able get your dial gauge pressure canner tested for accuracy

Yes! You Can: Preserve It Safely- Water-bath and Pressuring Canning Basics will be held on Tuesday, June 12, 2018 from 5:30 – 9:00 p.m. and again on Thursday, August 2, 2018 from 5:30 to 9:00 p.m. The first class will be held at the Stockton Library, 140 E Benton Ave, Stockton, IL 61085 and the second class will be held at a location yet to be determined. Pre-registration is required to attend.  To register, call the University of Illinois Extension at (815) 858-2273 or visit us online at . There is a $5 registration fee which will cover the educational session and pressure canner gauge testing.  Space is limited, so register today.


Source: Diane Reinhold, Extension Educator, Nutrition and Wellness,

Local Contact: Alex Burbach, Program Coordinator - Jo Daviess County,