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Home Canning College offered for preppers

Staff Reports • Jul 8, 2014 at 3:08 PM

A four class Home Canning College workshop will soon be offered for those interested in food preservation.

The University of Tennessee Extension-Washington County will oversee the class, which will cost $60 and take place on successive Mondays and Thursdays, July 14 and 17, 21 and 24 from 6-9 p.m. The cost will include a book on food preservation, a hands-on experience and at least one home-canned product, welcome to go home with each participant. Emphasis will be placed on how to make jams, jellies, water-bath canning, pressure canning and pickling.

Classes will take place at the Farm Bureau Insurance office at 1103 Boones Creek Road in Jonesborough.

Interested people can find more information by contacting the UT/Washington County Extension Office at 753-1680 or visiting washgington.tennessee.edu. Space will be limited and pre-registration is required by July 11.

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