Ohio Farm Bureau Offers Free Online Food Preservation Meeting

For Immediate Release

July 2, 2013

Those interested in learning how to preserve fresh foods at home are invited to join the Ohio Farm Bureau Federation (OFBF) for a live online meeting July 16 at 7 p.m.

The event is free and open to the public, but registration is required by July 15. To register, visit OurOhio.org and click “Food Preservation Web Meeting.”

“People want to preserve the excess food from their garden to enjoy year-round,” said Janet Cassidy, OFBF senior director, marketing communications. “Meeting attendees will learn how to use water bath canning and freezing techniques.”

Cassidy will be joined by Linnette Goard, food specialist, food safety, Ohio State University Extension. Guests can submit questions prior to and during the event.

Additionally, participants can join the Our Ohio Cooking group, open to anybody interested in talking about Ohio foods and cooking. The group is a great place to meet other local food enthusiasts, network, share recipes and ask questions before and after the event. To join, visit Facebook and search Our Ohio Cooking.

The vision of the Ohio Farm Bureau Federation is to create a partnership between farmers and consumers. Members include farmers, gardeners, food and wine enthusiasts, teachers and more. For more information, or to join, visit GrowWithFB.org.


CONTACT: Janet Cassidy

PHONE: (614) 246-8273

E-MAIL: [email protected]