Missoula County Weed District & Extension

What's New?

SUMMER CANNING                            

                   Come out of the heat and into the kitchen!

              There’s a whole lotta canning going on!

              $15.00/class;          Call for location information.

                                  6:00-8:30 p.m.                         

 

               July 20……  We’re in a Pickle!

           Making sweet and dill pickle relish.                      

               Take a jar home!         

         August 22…..  The Fruit Doesn’t Fall Far

                     From the Tree!                  

         Get that summertime flavor any time of year!

             Can your own fruit pie filling.                                               

      Sept. 12….. The Sky is Falling 

      Pressure Canning Poultry-Sorry, Chicken Little!     

 Classes provided by, Montana State University Extension & Missoula Co. Ext.

    Register online at www.missoulaeduplace.org  Or by calling 406-258-4206.     

 

            (all classes are 2½ hrs. and $15.00/person

 

Lunch and Learn

A great way to spend your lunch hour!

    You provide the lunch, we provide the instruction and materials. 

Classes will be held from 12:00 pm - 1:00 pm

Oct. 12 > Making Your Own Edible Arrangements

Turn your beautiful garden produce into an edible arrangement for a special occasion!

You’ll never have to throw out this arrangement…just eat it!  Find out how to make your own with just a few materials.

 

Nov.19> Cooking with Fennel/Caramelized Fennel and & Onion Jam

 

Finely sliced caramelized fennel and onion in a red wine and balsamic vinegar relish.  Who could resist!  Find out how to grow fennel for your own endless supply of yumminess!  Take home some jam too.

 

Dec. 14> Holiday Gifts Made with More Love/ Less Money

 

Three unique gift ideas just in time for the holidays.  Make and take all three!

Shsh! Don’t tell…it’s a surprise!

 

Jan. 11> Olive Oil and Salt-De-Constructed

 

Learn about the fascinating world of olive growers.  Sample several varieties of olive oil and decide for yourself what is best!  Salt-we all use it but why are there so many varieties and how should they be used?

 

Feb.  8> Chocolate & Strawberries -Together Again!

 

What’s better than the taste of strawberries and chocolate?  Make your own show-stopping box for Valentine’s Day!

 

March 8> Herb Infused Oils and Vinegars

 

Enhanced flavor and amazing aromas result from using herbal infused oils and vinegars.  Make your own from garden herbs. 

 

April 12 > The Power of Purple!

 

Besides being delicious…Blue and purple pigmented produce is packed with rich antioxidants and that’s not all….10

Seeds/plants guaranteed to have you seeing purple included.

 

May 10> Eat Your Weeds

 

Learn about the wild edible plants growing in your backyard that can be used in salads, soups, and as garnishes.  

 All clases will be held at the Missoula County Extension Office which is located at 2825 Santa Fe Court, Missoula 59808.  Space is limited, please call Kelly at 258 - 4206 to reserve your spot.  Class fee $12.