Home Canning Series in October

Turn fresh foods into pantry staples!
Food preservation is a nutritious and economical way to turn fresh foods into pantry staples!

This 2-part series will introduce the fundamentals of canning and build the skills you need to safely preserve food at home.

Class 1: Basics of Home Canning ~ October 2 ~ 2:00pm ~

Learn the science and methods behind food preservation. The class will focus on USDA guidelines, food safety & quality, proper canning procedures, equipment, and recipes. A recipe preparation and water bath canning demonstration will be given.

Class 2: Jams & Jellies Workshop ~ October 9 ~ 2:00pm ~

In this hands-on workshop, participants will learn about high acid foods and the preservation of fruits with the use of a water bath canner. As part of a small group, you will have the opportunity to prepare a recipe, practice proper techniques of canning, and take home a jar of freshly made fruit jam!

Cost of $20 includes 2 classes, educational materials, canning demo & hands-on experience, one jar of fruit jam, and goody giveaways.

Space is limited. Register on Eventbrite today! Please contact Amy Mullins at amymullins@ufl.edu or (850) 606-5200 for more information.




Posted: September 6, 2018

Category: Events, Food Safety, Health & Nutrition
Tags: Canning, Food, Food Safety, Gardening, Leon County Extension, Leonco, Produce

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