Monthly Archives: February 2013

Roanoke Valley Master Food Volunteer Training featured on local TV station

Recently, the Master Food Volunteer Program in the Roanoke Valley was highlighted during one of their volunteer training sessions on one of our local TV stations, WSLS-10.  Deb Chappell, the Family and Consumer Sciences Agent for Roanoke, Dr. Renee Boyer, our Extension Specialist for Food Safety, and several volunteers were featured.  Kudos to everyone!

National Center for Home Food Preservation Center Blog now available

The University of Georgia’s National Center for Home Food Preservation now has a blog with great ideas and recipes for preserving at home.  The Center is your premier source for tested, research-based recipes for canning, freezing, dehydrating, and many other methods for preservation.

For example, the blog has a great idea for making orange jelly from frozen juice.

Check it out: