Food Preservation: Dehydration

Food Preservation: DehydrationDehydrating is the removal of moisture from foods to allow for better preservation and long term storage. Though a simple concept at first glance, there are many tricks, rules, and boundaries when dehydrating, making the process a true art.  

So why dehydrate? Dehydrating food is about being prepared. When you dehydrate foods you are able to maximize the shelf life of many products, thus preparing yourself and your family in the case of an emergency.

Not convinced yet? Dehydrating food saves time, saves money, and helps the environment by ensuring that less energy be used and less material be wasted.

Saturday, Aug. 9    CLASS IS FULL
9:30 a.m. to 12:30 p.m.
Heritage Senior Center
200 Jefferson St.

Speaker: Trish Percy, Grow North Texas and Director, Region 4, Texas Organic Farmers and Gardeners Association

For more information, call the Office of Environmental Stewardship at (972) 742-2296.