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December 12, 2017
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Learn to preserve peach pie filling

LIBERTY, NY — An educational workshop on Canning Pie Filling at home safely is offered on Saturday, August 1. Cornell Cooperative Extension Sullivan County (CCESC) will hold this hands-on class from 11 a.m. to 2 p.m. in the new shared-use, Entrepreneurial and Teaching (EaT) Kitchen at its Gerald J. Skoda Extension Education Center on 64 Ferndale-Loomis Rd.

CCESC Master Food Preserver volunteers will demonstrate to participants how to properly prepare and preserve peach pie filling through the hot water bath canning method and with Clear Jel® thickening agent, as recommended by the U.S. Department of Agriculture (USDA). No prior knowledge of food preservation is needed. Attendees will receive food samples prepared during the workshop.

The cost is $30 per person or $25 for CCESC enrollees. Anyone can enroll in CCESC for a $25 donation per household, annually. Enrollees must identify membership status at time of payment to receive discount.

Pre-registration with non-refundable payment is required in advance. Visit or call 845/292-6180.
Reference to commercial products and services is made with the understanding that no discrimination is intended and no endorsement by the USDA is implied.