EAST BRUNSWICK, NJEast Brunswick Public Library and the Friends of the East Brunswick Environmental Commission are presenting the special program “Food Preservation 101” at the library (2 Jean Walling Civic Center) on Wednesday, August 1 at 7:00 pm.

“Food Preservation 101” covers the basics of food preservation. The program is led by Shailja Mathur and Rosario Rosa. Mathur is a Registered Dietitian and an Educator for Department of Family and Community Health Sciences, Rutgers Cooperative Extension of Middlesex County. Rosa is a trained master food preserver, who has trained with the Department of Family and Community Health Sciences, Rutgers Cooperative Extension of Somerset County.

Together, Mathur and Rosa will show the audience how to dry and preserve fresh food, as well as share samples with the audience.

This program is free and open to the public.