Food Preservation Classes Offered

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Three Food Preservation classes are being offered through NC Cooperative Extension.

Choose to attend one, two, or all three classes. Cost is $10 per class, or attend all 3 for $25.

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Class one: Hands-on canning class Monday, July 23rd, 2018 from 1:00 – 3:00 p.m. Learn how to safely can produce during a hands-on class led by Extension Agent Margie Mansure. You will learn how to use both a pressure canner and a boiling water bath.

Class two: Pickle, chutney and kraut making demonstration- Tuesday, July 24th, 2018 from 1:00 – 3:00 p.m. Whether you have a productive garden, or just got a great deal at the farmers’ market, pickling is an easy and delicious way to put up the summer bounty. We will demonstrate several types of pickles, including dilly beans, a fruit chutney, and sauerkraut.

Class three: Hands-on jams and jellies class- Wednesday, July 25th, 2018 from  1:00 – 3:00 p.m.

All classes will be held at Agricultural Conference Center, 252 Poplar Grove Rd., Boone.

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Class size is limited, so ensure your spot by making payment at the Watauga Extension Center, 971 West King St. Or you may call to sign up and mail in your check, made payable to Watauga NCCES. We are not set up to take credit cards. Call our office at 828.264.3061 to sign up or with questions.