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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.