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|July 10, 2013||
University of MAryland Extension and HAgerstown-Washington County eDC to Host Canning and Food Preservation Workshops
Hagerstown, Md. – The University of Maryland Extension, Washington County Office and the Hagerstown-Washington County Economic Development Commission (EDC) invite you to join the Pressure Canning, Grow it, Eat it, Preserve it Workshop scheduled for July 10, 2013, 9:00 a.m. – 2:00 p.m.at the Washington County Agricultural Education Center.
From the experienced canner to a novice in the kitchen, this workshop is open to anyone interested in learning more about food preservation. This session will discuss what foods are considered low acid, how pressure canning works, the types of pressure canners and how to process foods using a pressure canner.
Participants are encouraged to bring their own pressure canner dial gauge to be tested for accuracy during the session. Class participants will also have hands-on experience in the kitchen preparing and pressure canning local green beans.
The cost of this workshop is $35 per person and advance registration is required. Checks can be made payable to Washington County EAC and payment must accompany registration. Those interested in attending should register by July 3, 2013 via mail or in person at the University of Maryland Washington County Extension office located at 7303 Sharpsburg Pike in Boonsboro, Md.
Those interested in attending additional canning classes should visit www.washington.umd.edu or call 301-791-1304. Other summer workshops include:
· Thursday, August 22 – Tomatoes
For more information, contact Leslie Hart, Washington County Agricultural Business Development Specialist at email@example.com or 301-432-4782 or Lynn Little, Extension Educator University of Maryland Extension 301-791-1504 or email to LLittle@umd.edu.
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