2019 Home Canning Series

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NC Cooperative Extension is holding a series of home canning classes from 1:00 – 3:00 p.m. at the N.C. Cooperative Extension, Currituck County Center. Each class offers a hands-on experience using food preservation techniques. Each class requires a $15.00 registration fee. Check out the dates and descriptions below.

2019 Class Schedule

Jams and Jellies – May 8 – CANCELLED – Due to lack of participants.

Participants will learn how to make fresh produce into jam and jelly. Then will experience water bath canning first hand.

Pressure Canning – May 15 CANCELLED – Due to lack of participants.

Learn why a pressure canner must be used for some fruits and vegetables and how to safely pressure can fresh produce.

Salsa – May 22

Participants will be preparing two types of salsa, Spicy Tomato Salsa and Papaya-Pineapple Salsa, which will be preserved using a water bath canner.

For an introduction to food preservation, view our free, online Canning 101 Class. Pre-registration is required. You can register online at go.ncsu.edu/whatscookingsignup or by contacting the office at 252-232-2261. Class size is limited and reservations confirmed upon receipt of registration fee. Payments can be made in person at N.C. Cooperative Extension, Currituck County Center or by mailing a check made payable to “Currituck County” to 120 Community Way, Barco, NC 27917. Please include in your check memo line the name of the class(es) you wish to attend. For a complete list of upcoming cooking classes visit go.ncsu.edu/whatscookingcurrituck.

For more information or accommodations for persons with disabilities, please contact Olivia Jones at 252-232-2261 or email olivia_jones@ncsu.edu no later than ten business days before the event.

jars of salsa