Upcoming Events



Enjoy the Harvest for Much Longer

Canning Jars


One of the greatest benefits of a garden is enjoying the harvest!  Wouldn’t you like to enjoy it all year?

Well you can!

Canning is a great way to preserve quality food at home.  It can be quite rewarding sharing the abundant harvest with family and friends.

The Morgan County Extension Office is hosting an Intensive Food Preservation & Safety class taught by our Regional Extension Agent for Food Safety and Quality, Christy Mendoza.

Come and join us September 11th and 12th

Program will be from 10:00 am – 3:30 pm

The classes will be held at the First Baptist Church of Hartselle, 210 Woodland St NW.

REA, Christy Mendoza will cover in depth:

  • Pressure Canning
  • Water Bath Canning
  • Freezing Fruits and Vegetables
  • Drying Fruits and Vegetables
  • Food Safety
  • Pressure Canner Lid Testing

The fee for the classes is $15.00 which covers both days and lunch.

Register by contacting the Morgan County Extension Office

The deadline to register is September 7th

For informative food safety publications click here 

 

dried fruit

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