Food dehydrating workshop

Waynesville Branch Library
Oct 21, 2016
10:00 AM - 12:00 PM

The Waynesville Branch Library will host a food dehydrating workshop from 10 a.m. to noon Friday, Oct. 21.

Dehydrating is one of the oldest methods of food preservation. Julie Sawyer, an agent with the Haywood County Extension's Family and Consumer Sciences, will talk about tips and techniques for dehydrating at home.

This hands-on class will cover safely making beef jerky, drying apples, cranberries, fruit leather and various vegetables. In addition to food safety information, Sawyer will be demonstrating different pieces of equipment used in home food dehydration.

Samples, recipes and reliable resources will be available. Class size is limited and signup is required. For more information, call 356-2507.