Herkimer, NY (WIBX) - With the increasing cost of food and the resurgence of home gardening as well as buying locally grown foods, canning and preserving has seen a renewed interest. Cornell Cooperative Extension of Herkimer County will hold workshops on how to properly presserve food. The workshops will cover the basics of home canning and freezing.

Cornell Cooperative Extension (CCE) of Herkimer County workshops will be held Wednesday, July 27 from 5:30 - 7 pm at St. Joseph’s Church in Dolgeville located at 31 North Helmer Avenue and repeated on Wednesday, August 3 from 6:30 pm – 8 pm at the CCE office in East Herkimer.

There is no charge but please register by calling Cornell Cooperative Extension at (315) 866-7920.