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NC Cooperative Extension is holding a series of home canning classes from 1:00 – 3:00 pm at the Currituck County Center of NC Cooperative Extension. Each class requires a $15.00 class fee. Check out the dates and descriptions below. Each class offers a hands-on experience!

2018 Class Schedule

Fermentation – March 23rd

Learn the science behind food fermentation and understand its safe application in products from vegetables to teas. You will also get to experience the first steps in starting the fermentation process.

Jams and Jellies – May 11th

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

Pressure Canning – June 15th

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

Salsa – July 13th

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

Fruit Butters – August 10th  

Fruit butters are thick, smooth spreads flavored with fruit and spices. In this class, participants learn how to preserve and prepare apple and pear butter. Once the butters are made a water bath canner will be used to preserve them.

For an introduction to food preservation, view our free online Canning 101 Class here: go.ncsu.edu/canning101 . 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 class fee. Payments can be made in person at the 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.

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