Beginner and experienced home food preservers can benefit from a 2-hour overview of safe preserving methods. Choose from one of four classes to be repeated the morning and evening of July 16 at the University of Tennessee Extension office and July 25 at Crabtree Farms.
Participants can choose from the 10 a.m.-12 p.m. class or the 6-8 p.m. class on both days. The $20 fee includes reference materials and food samples.
The class covers the basics of safely preserving food including use of waterbath and pressure canners, making jams and jellies, blanching, pickling and more.
Mail check made to UT Extension for $20 for the July 16 class to UT Extension, 6183 Adamson Cir., Chattanooga, TN, 37416. Registration deadline is July 12. Indicate the class time wanted to attend. Payment can be made at UT Extension Monday-Friday between 8 a.m.-4:30 p.m. by July 12. Call 855-6113 for more information.
Register for the July 25 class by sending a check made to Crabtree Farms to Crabtree Farms at 1000 E. 30th St., 37407. Payment may also be made by credit card for the July 25 classes at Crabtreefarms.org or by phone at 493-9155 extension 10. Indicate class time preference. Registration deadline is July 22.