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November 22, 2012
Is your pantry bare?  

Plan now and stock your shelves next fall. 

Food Processing for Urban Gardeners


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.

Course starts on Monday, January 7, 2013. Register now.


Additional 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.

Don’t miss the early bird registration deadline!
Register by Friday, December 7, 2012. 



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Centre for Open Learning and Educational Support
University of Guelph
Room 160, Johnston Hall
Guelph Ontario Canada N1G 2W1

519-767-5000  – –

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