Food Preservation Class Offered On 5 Dates At 3 Locations

Wednesday, June 20, 2018
UT Extension Institute of Agriculture is offering a food preservation class, where participants can learn to safely can and freeze foods.  Topics covered will include jams & jellies, pickling, waterbath, freezing, vegetables, blanching and pressure canner.

Participants will be to choose from five dates and three Chattanooga locations:

June 21 - Crabtree Farms, 1-3 p.m. - must register by June 18
June 21 - Crabtree Farms, 6-8 p.m. - must register by June 18
July 12 - John Patten Rec Center, 6-8 p.
m. - must register by July 9
July 19 - UT Extension Office, 10 a.m.-noon - must register by July 16
July 19 - UT Extension Office, 6-8 p.m. - must register by July 16

Cost is $20.  There are no refunds after the registration deadline.  Call 423-493-9255 for more information or to register for the Crabtree Farms location.  Call 423-825-5955 for more information or to register for the John A. Patten Recreation Center location.  Call 423-855-6113 for more information or to register for the UT Extension Office location.


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