Food Preservation Equipment Lending Library

Want to start preserving your own fresh food,but don’t have the equipment? We have you covered! With our Food Preservation Equipment Lending Library! We have water bath & pressure canners, a juicer, dehydrators & more……. Contact Ashland County UW-Extension office at 715-682-7017 or Bayfield County UW-Extension Office at 715-373-6104.

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FoodWIse is new name of Wisconsin Nutrition Education Program

FoodWIse, formerly known as the Wisconsin Nutrition Education Program, or WNEP, has a long legacy of providing nutrition education to Wisconsin families and individuals with limited incomes. While the program remains strong, much has changed at the national, state and local level since it first began.

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Home Canning: Can I Make Substitutions Safely?

The safety of the food that you preserve for your family and friends is important to you. The University of Wisconsin-Extension supports using up-to-date, research-tested recipes so that you know that the food that you preserve is both safe and high in quality. Here are a few quick tips on changes and substitutions that will keep your home preserved food safe to eat.

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Preserving the Harvest Workshops

For  in-depth experience with canning and other food preservation methods,  attend one or more of our evening hands-on workshops which will be held at the Washburn High School.   (Hands-On Food Preservation Workshops Schedule )Participants will practice using a variety of techniques and equipment. The 2013 Preserving the Harvest Workshop series includes: Jams & Jellies: Wednesday July 17  Learn […]

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Summertime is Food Preservation Time

UW-Extension is offering a series of lunchtime learning webinars featuring up-to-date, research-based information for your summer food preservation activities. Each of these one-hour programs offers a chance to listen, learn, and ask questions of  experts in the field. 12 Noon—1 pm  Ashland & Bayfield County Extension Offices June 3 – Freezing Produce—Tips for preserving fresh green beans, […]

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Selling Home-Canned Foods: Do It Safe, Do It Legal

To process most foods in Wisconsin for sale, you must be licensed.  This requirement provides assurance to you and your customers that the food that you process is safe and wholesome.  A law passed in 2009, Wisconsin Act 101 (the Pickle Bill), allows you to sell some home-canned foods without a license under certain circumstances.  […]

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