Online Food Processing Course for Urban Gardeners Learn to Store your harvest and can, dry or freeze your produce to maintain food quality while ensuring food safety. Prepare and process fruits and vegetables to prevent contamination, reduce food deterioration and maintain nutritional quality. This introductory food processing course looks at the theory, practices and principles to safely store, can, dry and freeze your harvest. This 12-week online course can be taken on its own or as part of the Sustainable Urban Agriculture Certificate at the University of Guelph. Course starts on Monday, January 7, 2013. Register now. And check out other online Courses starting January 7, 2013:
- Fundamentals of the Role of Plants in Urban Sustainability: Learn how growing ornamental and food gardens contribute to personal, environmental and community health, and create community networks.
- Ecology of Gardens and Landscapes in an Urban Environment: Examine the differences between 'natural green' and urban green - and the implications of those differences for people living in urban spaces.
- Agricultural Plant Selection for Urban Gardeners: Learn to grow annual, biennial, perennial, herbaceous and woody plants food producing plants.