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Register for Preserve the Taste of Summer workshops

ORIENT – Iowans can learn how to “Preserve the Taste of Summer” during hands-on workshops from Iowa State University Extension and Outreach. A salsa canning workshop will be from 9 a.m. to 1 p.m. June 7 or June 8 at Orient United Methodist Church in Orient.

“Preserve the Taste of Summer” provides the most current USDA-approved food preservation recommendations,” said Barb Fuller, a human sciences specialist in nutrition and wellness with ISU Extension and Outreach.

“It’s a great opportunity for anyone age 18 or older who is interested in learning safe food preservation techniques,” Fuller said.

The cost is $25 and is being sponsored by Orient Public Library and Orient United Methodist Church. Payment is required at the time of registration, and the registration deadline is June 3.

To register for this workshop online for June 7 go to, for June 8 go to or call the ISU Extension and Outreach office, Adair County at 641-743-8412.

For more information about “Preserve the Taste of Summer,” contact Fuller at 712-789-2449, or visit

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