Canning and Freezing Food Safety Classes Offered By UT-Hamilton County Extension

Thursday, June 12, 2014

The University of Tennessee-Hamilton County Extension is offering food preservation classes to teach the basics techniques of safely canning and freezing food. The class will be repeated four times in June and August. All classes will be held at the UT- Hamilton County Extension office at 6183 Adamson Circle. Pre-registration is required.

The fee is $20 which includes a kit with recipes, UT publications, product sampling and other useful information. The class will include the basics of preserving food including jams and jellies, when to use a waterbath and a pressure canner, blanching, freezing, pickling and more.

Choose from one of these four classes:

Session 1:
Tuesday, June 17
10 a.m. - noon
Call (423) 855-6113 to register

Session 2:
Tuesday, June 17
6 - 8 p.m.
Call 855-6113 to register

Session 3:
Tuesday, August 5
10 a.m. - noon
Call (423) 425-4344 to register

Session 4:
Tuesday, August 5
6 - 8 p.m.
Call (423) 425-4344 to register

For more information call (423) 855-6113.


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