2023 Food Preservation Series – Jam Making

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Date(s) - 05/24/2023
12:00 pm - 2:00 pm

N.C. Cooperative Extension , Currituck County Center


Taking the time to plan, plant, and tend to a garden can be very fun and relaxing. But what do you do when it comes time to harvest? Do you find you are up to your eyeballs in produce? Sign up for North Carolina Cooperative Extension, Currituck County Center’s Home Food Preservation Series, and learn to can all the produce you harvest.

Join us from 12:00 to 2:00 p.m. for a hands-on food preservation experience. Each class requires a $15.00 registration fee which includes canning goodies and recipes.

Check out the dates and class descriptions below to see which classes you might want to attend then visit https://23foodpreservationpart1.eventbrite.com to reserve your seat!

Jam Making
Wednesday, May 24, 2023

Learn to make blueberry spiced jam using powdered pectin. The principles for making this jam carry forward in almost all jam recipes. We will be demonstrating how to utilize a water bath canner to process the jars we prepare.

Wednesday, May 31, 2023

This class will focus on making quick pickles and preserving them utilizing a water bath canner. We will also discuss how to safely use other methods of pickling and processing for pickled products.

Tuesday, June 6, 2023

We will prepare a vegetable salsa and process it in a water bath canner. I will provide you with other recipe recommendations as well but this recipe is a great way to supplement your garden produce with other locally grown products.

We have additional classes coming to include pressure canning and dehydration.

Reserve your seat today by completing the class registration and payment at https://23foodpreservationpart1.eventbrite.com. We are accepting cash and check payments in addition to paying via credit card through Eventbrite. Please, make checks payable to NCSU. Checks and cash payments can be received at the Currituck Extension Office located at 120 Community Way Barco NC 27917, within 5 days of registration.

Class size is limited and full registration, including payment, is required to hold your spot. If you have any problems registering please feel free to call us at 252-232-2261, and we will walk you through the process. If you are interested in joining us for other classes check out go.ncsu.edu/currituckeventbrite for a complete listing of classes.

For more information or accommodations for persons with disabilities please contact Olivia Patchel at 252-232-2261, email olivia_patchel@ncsu.edu no later than ten business days before the event