Capture summer’s bounty with canning how-toWritten by Admin
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Learn the basics of canning through workshops offered by the Jackson County N.C. Cooperative Extension Service during the month of July.
These are hands-on workshops designed to give you experience in processing foods. The class size is small, and participants will take home a jar of canned food. Classes will be held in the conference room of the Community Service Center in Sylva.
The schedule is as follows:
• Boiling water bath canning, Tuesday, July 5, from 5:30 p.m. to 8:30 p.m. or Wednesday, July 6, from 1 p.m. to 4 p.m.
• Pressure canning green beans: Tuesday, July 26, form 5:30 p.m. to 8:30 p.m. or Wednesday, July 27, from 9 a.m. to noon.
• Canning tomatoes: Thursday, July 28 from 9 a.m. to noon or 1 p.m. to 4 p.m.
Cost for each class is $5. Copies of the Ball Blue Book will be available for an additional $6. 828.586.4009 to register.