“Canning College: Preserving Food Safely” is a University of Tennessee/Tennessee State University Extension program designed to teach participants basic food preservation principles for safely canning fruits, vegetables, pickles and jellied products.

Canning College is specially designed for individuals with little or no experience canning. However, anyone who would like to brush up on their skills is welcome.

Registration is $20 per session. Session 1, Aug. 19, is on jams/jellies. Session 2, Sept. 2, is on pickling. Session 3, Sept. 16, is on tomatoes. Each class is from 1-3:30 p.m. held at UT/TSU Extension Blount County Office 1219 McArthur Road, Maryville. 

For more information, or to sign up for the program, contact Mary Beth Lima, family and consumer sciences agent, Blount County UT Extension, 865-982-6430 ext. 4. To sign up go to: https://forms.gle/Bx8pLXsKi4xoRnwY6.

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