Canning Workshop for Beginners

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Greenville, NC – Want to learn how to preserve those delicious summer fruits and veggies? Join us for the 2019 Food Preservation Series to learn research-based techniques to preserve food safely. Each session will have a hands-on portion where you practice preservation techniques. Classes will be held at 403 Government Circle, Suite 2 Greenville, NC 27834.

  • July 9: Water-Bath Canning-Jams, 10 a.m–1 p.m.
  • July 25: Water-Bath Canning-Pickling, 10 a.m–1 p.m.
  • August 13: Pressure Canning-Vegetables, 10 a.m–1 p.m.-CANCELLED – Due to lack of participants.
  • September 14: Water-Bath Canning- Jams or Jellies, 10 a.m–1 p.m.

To register, call the N.C. Cooperative Extension of Pitt County office at 252-902-1709. Pre-Registration and payment is required two days before class. Accommodation requests related to a disability should be made 10 days before each class to Taneisha Armstrong: 252-902-1714,

Registration is $20 per class. Payments can be mailed or made in person at 403 Government Circle, Suite 2 Greenville, NC 27834. Cash and checks are accepted. Please make checks payable to Pitt Mutual. Please include in your check memo line the name of the class(es) you wish to attend.

NC State University and N.C. A&T State University are collectively committed to positive action to secure equal opportunity and prohibit discrimination and harassment regardless of age, color, disability, family and marital status, gender identity, genetic information, national origin, political beliefs, race, religion, sex (including pregnancy), sexual orientation and veteran status. NC State University, N.C. A&T State University, U.S. Department of Agriculture, and local governments cooperating.


N.C. Cooperative Extension is a strategic partnership of NC State Extension, The Cooperative Extension Program at N.C. A&T State University, USDA’s National Institute of Food and Agriculture (USDA-NIFA), and local governments statewide.

Extension professionals in all 100 counties and with the Eastern Band of Cherokee Indians connect millions of North Carolinians with research-based information and technology from NC State and N.C. A&T. Educational programs specialize in agriculture, food and nutrition, 4-H youth development, community development, and the environment.

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