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Safely preserving at home

Posted Tuesday, May 27, 2014

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Pittsboro, NC - Chatham County Center - North Carolina will be offering "Safely Preserving at Home", a basic canning class. Learn the most up-to-date, research based information for preserving safely.

Whether you are a beginner or a seasoned home preserver now is the time to plan ahead and get prepared. Get the equipment and supplies out and inspect them so you are ready. Free testing of your canners, particularly Presto canner is now available through the Chatham County Center - NC Cooperative Extension office. Individuals interested in getting their canners tested only need to bring the lids with them.

We will be offering four identical sessions, Tuesday, June 3rd at 6:00pm, Wednesday, June 4th at 10:00am, Tuesday, June 10th at 6:00pm and Wednesday, June 11 at 10 am. The registration fee of $10 for individuals/couples covers class materials including the newest edition of "Ball Blue Book for Canning" and CD of materials. Only one "Ball Blue for Canning" book will be provided to couple registrations. Scholarships are available, considered individually. Fees are NON-Refundable. Class sizes will be limited so first-come, first-serve. Registration forms can be downloaded on the Chatham County Cooperative Extension website, or call, 919-542-8202.

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