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Description:

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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The Extension Master Gardener℠ program of Currituck County is currently accepting applications for 2018. This year’s class will be offered in the evenings to accommodate gardening enthusiasts who are otherwise obligated during the day. Classes start on September 25 and run for 13 weeks, ending on December 20. Classes will be held every Tuesday and Thursday from 6:00 to 8:00 p.m. at the N.C. Cooperative Extension, Currituck County Center located at 120 Community Way in Barco. The fee for this program is $95 and no prior gardening experience is necessary.

Participants will learn about horticulture topics including botany, soils, fertilizers, houseplants, lawns, plant insects and diseases, weeds, pesticides, vegetables, fruits, landscape design, plant materials, wildlife, and volunteering. Classes are designed to prepare Master Gardener℠ volunteers for service as volunteers and resident plant experts with NC State Extension.

Pre-registration by Sept. 10 is required. You can register online or contact the office at 252-232-2261 to obtain an application. Payment must be received within 5 business days of registering and 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.

For more information or accommodations for persons with disabilities please contact Chris Blaha at 252-232-2262, email ctblaha@ncsu.edu no later than ten business days before the event.

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For more information or accommodations for persons with disabilities please contact 4-H Agent, Sherry Fischlschweiger at 252-232-2262, or email sherry_fischlschweiger@ncsu.edu no later than five business days before the meeting.

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Horse Bowl is an enjoyable educational experiences and offer an opportunity for youths, interested in horses, to study and obtain a more thorough knowledge of horses and related subject matter. Staff and volunteers of NC Cooperative Extension in Currituck County work with youth to prepare for these educational contests.

For more information or accommodations for persons with disabilities please contact Tom Harrell at 252-232-2262 or email tpharrel@ncsu.edu no later than five business days before the meeting.

NC State University and N.C. A&T State University commit themselves to positive action to secure equal opportunity regardless of race, color, national origin, religion, political beliefs, family and marital status, sex, age, veteran status, sexual identity, genetic information or disability. NC State, N.C. A&T, U.S. Department of Agriculture, and local governments cooperating.

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Extension Master Food Volunteer (EMFV) training is a 30-hour training course that provides volunteers with the education and opportunity to support their local community and Extension Family and Consumer Sciences (FCS) agents with food-related programming. Volunteers will be able to provide support by assisting with cooking and nutrition education, providing food safety classes, and conducting food demonstrations throughout the community. Please contact Olivia Jones at 232-2261 or email olivia_jones@ncsu.edu for more information.

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Extension Master Food Volunteers work to extend the reach of the Family and Consumer Sciences programming by assisting and leading the programs, demonstrations, and workshops related to food, food safety, and nutrition. Volunteers received 30 hours of training and 20 hours of shadowing to become certified as an Extension Master Food Volunteer. Volunteers meet monthly to learn about volunteer opportunities as well as attend educational sessions. For more information, please contact Olivia Jones at 232-2261 or email olivia_jones@ncsu.edu.
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